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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

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

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Art Basel Update: Lucian Freud Painting Sells for $12 Million to Anonymous Buyer at Art Basel

Friday, June 6th, 2008
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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