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Frank Auerbach

CultureZohn: London Calling At The Getty

Patricia Zohn | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Just in time to wake you from midsummer somnolence comes London Calling, a tightly-focused exhibition of six post-WWII, mostly London-based artists at the Getty. It is thrilling, and I say that knowing that hyperbole about art is at its possible zenith.

Frank Auerbach's Grecian Urn

Francis Levy | Posted 03.08.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Auerbach's subjects may be long dead, but the painting lives on. "Fury" is a good word to describe a painting style, which attests to the agony that accompanies the birth of all artworks and the creative act itself.

Frank Auerbach: The Artist That Could Only Love Through Paint

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

In spite of the fact that he wants his paintings to be framed behind glass, they should not be understood only as visual objects but as multi sensorial ones that can be touched, smelled and tasted, very much like during love making.

There's Art From Every Continent at Frieze London (Except Antarctica of Course)

MutualArt | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

With global communication enabled as never before, in the digital age collectors, curators, and artists have unprecedented reach, but there's nothing like seeing the work in person. So, in October, it converges in London: the world's art in one city.

Francis Bacon at the Met: A Postscript

Mark Mennin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mark Mennin

The Francis Bacon show was a demonstration of how an already relevant painter can become even more relevant in the years following his death. This was a mega-show about a mega-life.