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Win tickets to Lucian Freud: Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery


Lucian Freud: Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

 

"Everything is autobiographical and everything is a portrait, even if it's a chair." - Lucian Freud


Lucian Freud: PortraitsLucian Freud (1922-2011) was one of the most important and influential artists of his generation. Paintings of people were central to his work and the National Portrait Gallery's major new exhibition, Lucian Freud: Portraits (showing until 27th May), spanning over seventy years, is the first to focus on his portraiture.

Produced in close collaboration with the artist, it concentrates on particular periods and groups of sitters which illustrate his stylistic development and technical virtuosity. Featuring over 100 works from museums and private collections throughout the world, some of which have never been seen before, this is an unmissable opportunity to experience the work of one of the world's greatest artists.

Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Foyles has a prize of a pair of exhibition tickets, the National Portrait Gallery exhibition catalogue and a copy of Lucian Freud: Painting People to give away. For your chance to win, just answer the question below.

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 2ND MARCH 2012

Which of Freud's sitters said: "You can't have a smoke-free Bohemia, by definition"?



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