It seems there are just way too many deaths in the art community this year.

I am sorry to report that Wednesday night saw the passing of Lucien Freud. After a brief illness, he died in his home at the age of 88. Dubbed “The greatest living realist” by one art critic in the 1980’s, Lucien’s work was the subject of a large retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1993.

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