Posts in Painting Of The Week
#PaintingOfTheWeekNo13

In anticipation of what is set to be a monumental exhibition of Lucian Freud’s self-portraits at the Royal Academy this autumn we’re focusing this week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek on one of his most famous of works: a 1985 rendering that captures the modernity and complexity of this 20th-century master of portraiture!

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo6

“This is what one sees time and time again with good and great artists – the ability to say so much with so little (…) Rodin, painter as well as sculptor, was a master. ”

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo5

This week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek is one of those paintings that, on its own, is worth the visit to the National Gallery.  Its size, its ambition, its audacity all embrace you. 

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo4

This week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek certainly depicts isolation, an inability to communicate, even hunger. Look beyond the narrative too: the skill of Degas the painter is wonderful to behold…

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