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Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait (#)

Afternoon Arts

distorted self portrait of lucian freud

This intensely compelling film on Lucian Freud reveals the life and work of a modern master though a unique exhibition of his self-portraits.

Freud made self-portraits for the whole of his life which intersected his controversial private life and reflected his shifting relationship with paint. His intense and unflinching gaze has produced a body of powerful, figurative works that places him in the forefront of great British painting.

The film journeys through this landmark exhibition in which Freud turns his critical eye firmly on himself. Notoriety followed the grandson of Sigmund Freud: he was a key figure in London’s radical post-war art scene and his work reveals a great story to be enjoyed on the big screen.

Tagged with: Cinema Afternoon Arts

2019 UK Dir David Bickerstaff 80 min

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