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Previews: Lucian Freud – “Portraits” @ National Portrait Gallery (London)

A comprehensive new exhibition featuring the late Lucian Freud at the National Portrait Gallery in London will be opening February 9th to the public. Perhaps one the the most influential painters of his generation, Freud’s specialty was his focus on portraiture with an uncanny ability to depict the psychological tensions in each sitting as well as his techniques straddling the dichotomy of rawness and fragility in his strokes. Spanning over seven decades of work and including over 100 works from museums and private collections throughout […]
Emilia Sunyer: 'Fire'. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. Maddox Arts, London

Openings: London Art Fair 2012 (Part I)

On Tuesday, AM attended the opening of London Art Fair, an event that focuses on modern British and contemporary art, held at the Business Design Centre in Islington. In terms of overall presentation, the most attractive and cohesive booth for us this year is by London’s Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, featuring works by Bridget Riley, Anthony Caro and Kenneth Armitage. Also on display by the gallery are six remarkable David Dawson photographs of the late Lucian Freud in his studio, dating from 2007 to 2011. This is […]

Overtime: August 1 – August 7

Gagosian to show Damien Hirst: The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011 simultaneously in all eleven of its galleries. Even with pay cut, MoMA director Glenn Lowry made $1.6 million (+ luxury housing $318K). Free Ozomatli concert part of music & dance performances as part of Pacific Standard Time. Lucian Freud’s daughter, Jane McAdam Freud, on the recently deceased artist. Damien Hirst’s restaurant, Pharmacy, is making a comeback. Kalup Linzy and James Franco no longer working together, it appears. You can play the Jeff Koons Must Die!!! […]

Basel Week Miami ’10 – Faurschou

Walking into Copenhagen and Beijing-based Faurschou’s booth at Art Basel Miami Beach was like walking into a carefully-curated, intimate museum show.  With pieces by Ai Weiwei (including a half-million dollar sunflower pile that was created pre-Tate), Cai Guo-Qiang, Robert Rauschenberg, and Lucian Freud, everywhere you looked, you saw near-masterpieces.  They certainly brought out the big guns, which you will see after the jump…