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Go See – Beijing: Lucian Freud and David Dawson at Faurschou Beijing until August 14th, 2011

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

The Telegraph Tours Lucian Freud’s Kensington Home

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Susanne du Toit’s portrait of son wins BP portrait award

Friday, June 21st, 2013

London: Lucian Freud ‘Portraits’ at the National Portrait Gallery through May 27, 2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Go See – Paris: Lucian Freud L’Atelier at the Centre Pompidou through July 19th 2010a

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

AO Breaking News: Artists Announced for 2010 Whitney Biennial in New York

Friday, December 11th, 2009
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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