In Memoriam: Painter Lucian Freud

The New York Times reports that world-renowned painter, Lucian Freud, has died at the age of 88. Read the full article here.

Freud was perhaps best-known for his paintings of nudes, done in subtle tones of thickly-applied oil paint. Any art student studying contemporary painting, figure painting, or color theory should check out Freud’s work. Luckily, the Library can help you with that! We have 17 books on Freud, including these:

Lucian Freud
[Exhibition Catalog which accompanied the 2002 Tate Britain Retrospective on Freud]
Call Number: ND497.F75 A4 2002 | Location: Library North 4

Lucian Freud by William Feaver
Call Number: ND497.F74 A4 2007 | Location: Library North 4

 

 

 

Freud at Work [interviews with the artist]
Call Number: N6797.F77 A35 2006 | Location: Library North 4

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