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Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits at Royal Academy of Arts

Reflection with Two Children (Self-portrait), 1965 Oil on canvas, 91 x 91 cm Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid © The Lucian Freud Archive / Bridgeman Images. Image courtesy of Picselect
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See into the mind of one of the 20th century’s greatest portrait painters, as the Royal Academy of Arts brings Lucian Freud’s self-portraits together for the first time.

Examine how Freud’s artistic style and personal appearance evolves through time with 50 paintings, prints and drawings. The Berlin-born artist’s work developed over seven decades, from linear depictions of his younger self, to fuller, more characterful representations in latter years.

See his first self-portrait, Man with a Feather, from 1943, compare the techniques with one of his late paintings, Self-portrait, Reflection, from 2002, and study 1993 work Painter Working, Reflection, which shows the artist naked except for a pair of boots.

Prices

Child Ticket (under 16 years old) FREE
Child Ticket (16 to 18 years old) £14.00 per ticket
Adult Ticket £16.00 per ticket

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Royal Academy of Arts

Address
Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House
London
W1J 0BD
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7300 8000
Website
https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/
Public transport:
Tube: Piccadilly Circus/Green Park Train: Victoria Piccadilly Circus: walk down Piccadilly towards Green Park. The Royal Academy is opposite Fortnum & Masons.

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