Monthly Archives: July 2011

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The Majesty of Lucian Freud

The death of great cultural figures always prompts us to assess their impact on art and, ultimately, on the way we perceive ourselves. The recent death of the great painter, Lucian Freud, is definitely one of these occasions. Through more than six decades of his career, he stubbornly clung to the particular subject that defines his art: The human body, in all its dark glory.