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Lucien Freud – The Painter’s Etchings

Venue: The Corn Hall

One of the world’s leading figurative artists of the last hundred years, Freud always regarded his etchings as parallel to his paintings. Stripping down his images to their essentials, his etchings are raw, powerful and full of emotion; just as with his paintings, Freud always worked directly from the model, with an etching plate on his easel instead of a canvas. 

Coinciding with the Lucien Freud Self-Portraits exhibition at the Royal Academy which ran until the 26 January, this is an exciting chance to see a selection of Freud’s work from his later career and gain an insight into his approach to his art.


Saturday 25 January

11am-12.30pm   Lucian Freud – a Self-Portrait – on Screen   £7

Filmed at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, this specially made film of their much-praised exhibition of Freud’s self-portraits, offers privileged access to the exhibition and insight and commentary by the curators.

1pm   Talk by David Case   Free

Join curator David Case when he will discuss Freud’s etchings in our own Corn Hall exhibition.