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Lucian Freud Biography Profiled in The Guardian

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Lucian Freud Portrait of Guinness Heir Heads to Auction at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Painter Celia Paul Discusses Her Work and Lucian Freud in NYT

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Elaine Wynn Discusses Purchasing Francis Bacon’s ‘Three Studies for Lucian Freud’

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Lucian Freud’s Work at National Portrait Gallery Analyzed by New York Review of Books

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

BBC Claims it Has Identified Lost Lucian Freud Work Already Denied by Artist

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Unfinished Portrait to UK in Lieu of Tax Payment

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Archive of Drawings, Letters to British Nation

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Lucian Freud Painting to Lead Christie’s Auction, Estimated at $30-$50 Million

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

British Nation Received £45 Million in Art Last Year Includes Collection of Lucian Freud      

Friday, December 5th, 2014

The Telegraph Tours Lucian Freud’s Kensington Home

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Lucian Freud’s Will Remains Confidential

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The Independent Profiles Painter Celia Paul, Former Lover of Lucian Freud

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Lucian Freud’s Daughter Fights for Share of Father’s £42million Will

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Francis Bacon Portrait of Lucian Freud Set to Sell at Christie’s This Month

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Estate of Lucian Freud Donates 40 Works by Frank Auerbach to Nation

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Lucian Freud Biography Delves Into Painter’s Personal Life

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Lucian Freud Profiled in New Biography

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Lucian Freud Donates Corot Portrait, Degas Sculptures to Great Britain

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Kate Moss discusses her £1million Lucian Freud tattoo

Monday, November 19th, 2012

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

Monday, February 27th, 2012

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

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

AO Breaking News – Obituary and News Summary: Lucian Freud dies at the age of 88 in London

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Go See – Munich: Lucian Freud’s “Portraits” at Galerie Daniel Blau through June 3rd 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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