Lucian Freud

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Lucian Freud's stunning self-portraits at the Royal Academy of Arts to King Tut's treasures at the Saatchi Gallery

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Exhibitions

Lucian Freud's self-portraits sure to pack a punch in London show

The artist’s altercation with a cab driver produced one of many revealing paintings being exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts

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Exhibitions

Revealed: London's most exhibited artist this millennium

We look at which contemporary artists hold the record for the most shows in the capital over the past 20 years

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Book Shorts

Not all about nudes: volume uncovers new area of Lucian Freud’s work

Best known as a portrait painter, the artist was also fascinated by plant life

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In the frame

Greta Garbo, the Blitz and getting arrested—Lucian Freud biography throws light on racy early years

Podcast

Top of the Pods: David Hockney and other modern British mavericks

We revisit our exclusive interview with the British artist. Plus, expert Martin Gayford tells us about Hockney, Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon and others in post-war London

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In the frame

Lucian Freud's model David Dawson looks forward to artist biography and self-portrait smorgasbord

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Rembrandt

Lucian Freud’s Rembrandt project that never was

The late artist wanted to use a work by the Dutch master as inspiration for one of his final paintings

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Art market

British artists dominate Christie's patchy £71.1m sale, as over-priced Koons and Richter fail to sell

Francis Bacon's lighter depiction of George Dyer leads auction at £17.5m, with strong prices for Hurvin Anderson, Bridget Riley and Albert Oehlen

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Art market

Lucian Freud’s late reclining nude makes London record at £22.5m

Artist was 80 years old when he began the painting of a former Tate cataloguer