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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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Friday, March 7th, 2008
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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