Lucian Freud is known today as one of the most successful portrait artists of the 20th century. His canvases are renowned for their depth of color, honesty and success in displaying the subtleties of the human form. He has also been celebrated for his self-portraits, which provide a comprehensive timeline of his career and an unapologetic insight into the aging of the human body. Below are 12 facts covering highlights of his life and career, and a look into how his work evolved over time.
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It’s practically a Metropolitan Museum of Art tradition for visitors to get lost in the depths of the massive Beaux-Arts building while trying to soak in but a tenth of the collections on display. John