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Lucien Freud

Photographs of Lucian Freud In His Prime

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

A Sotheby's exhibition in London is showing a series of photographs of famed British artist Lucian Freud. Taken by photographers Cecil Beaton and Davi...

Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

From candid photographs of the young queen laughing, holding her own umbrella and having a cup of tea, to more radical silkscreens by Warhol, we notice the departure from a traditional, elevated image to that of one more ordinary and down-to-earth.

Can This Rolling Stone Rocker Really Paint?

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

As the guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood seemingly indulged in a lifestyle of sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. Yet when it comes to art, the wil...

Salvador Dali's Favorite Supermodel

Ben Arogundade | Posted 02.04.2012 | Black Voices
Ben Arogundade

The renowned surrealist painter Salvador Dali's meeting with seminal African-American supermodel, Donyale Luna, at his hideaway in the Spanish fishing village of Cadaqués, Catalonia in 1966 marked an amazing moment where art and beauty collide.

POLL: Is This The UK's Most Influential Artist Ever?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts

A recent poll conducted by 'The Other Art Fair' asked thousands of artists of all ages who they thought was the most influential artist in the UK. The...

Obit for Two: A Reflection on Dying, Culture, Lucien Freud and Amy Winehouse

Marlena Doktorczyk-Donohue | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts
Marlena Doktorczyk-Donohue

Obits eulogize. I would like instead to address some broader cultural issues raised by these two coincidentally paired departures.

Everybody Eats Where? Everybody Shops Where? Everybody Lingers Where? In Richmond Upon Thames, Petersham Nurseries and Petersham House

Mara Gibbs | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

On my first visit to Petersham Nurseries to eat lunch, I drew comparisons to the famous River Cafe. The visuals and flavors are intoxicating, and more importantly, it doesn't weigh you down and can actually invigorate.

PHOTOS: The Madness Of Photorealism: Pedro Campos' Bright And Shining World

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Hyperrealist artist Pedro Campos at his easel The paintings of Madrid based hyperrealist Pedro Campos, 44, present a world that shines. His sub...

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Evgenia Citkowitz's Debut Collection of Stories

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Patricia Zohn

2010-05-13-outsidepull.jpg Citkowitz is a wit and a seer, setting seemingly everyday folk in unusual circumstances and then showing us that normal doesn't really exist, after all.

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.