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Exhibition on Screen: Lucian Freud
March 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Please note: This event has been postponed. Check back soon for updates. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Co-sponsored by The Kate
Enjoy an armchair visit to the great museums of the world through this series of art exhibitions on film.
$15 (members $13) – Box Office fees apply; go online at The Kate or contact The Kate for tickets at (860) 510-0453.
Museum members should contact the Front Desk at (860) 434-5542, ext. 111 for special member discount code.
For the first time in history the Royal Academy of Arts in London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, is bringing together Lucian Freud’s self-portraits. The exhibition will display more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turned his unflinching eye firmly on himself. One of the most celebrated painters of our time, Lucian Freud is also one of very few 20th-century artists who portrayed themselves with such consistency. Spanning nearly seven decades his self-portraits give a fascinating insight into both his psyche and his development as a painter, from his earliest portrait painted in 1939 to the final one executed 64 years later. When seen together, his portraits represent an engrossing study into the dynamic of ageing and the process of self-representation. This intensely compelling exhibition creates a unique opportunity for EXHIBITION ON SCREEN to reveal the life’s work of a master in one show.
Shown on the Kate’s BIG Screen!
Runtime: 90 minutes