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Publisher Comments:

It is both startling and disconcerting, producing some of the most powerful and moving visual images to have appeared in the last thirty years. Freud--once dubbed "the Ingres of existentialism"--has almost single-handedly redefined the figurative painting of our time. No other living artist possesses his ability to paint the texture and thinness of skin over flesh, and his distinctive portraits have a haunting quality that makes them impossible to forget. This volume, with over one hundred superb reproductions of his greatest paintings, pays tribute to one of the most original and accomplished artists of the twentieth century.

Synopsis:

In his highly acclaimed text, Robert Hughes points out that the reality pursued in Freud's paintings goes far beyond naturalism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500275351
Other:
Hughes, Robert
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Hughes, Robert
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Freud, lucian
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Catalogs
Subject:
Freud, Lucian - Catalogs
Subject:
Art - Artists
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100+ illustrations
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
10.9 x 9.8 x 0.5 in 1.53 lb

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