… the exhibition at Tate Britain is due to close in a fortnight and the BBC’s assurances that they will broadcast the film seem less than reliable. So I have decided to release the streamed version of this new film in advance of the release of the DVD so that those who would like to see…Details
Just in case anyone finds themselves in the Netherlands in February I will be at the De Balie in Amsterdam on the 17th February. Selections will be shown from my interview with Lucian Freud and I will talk on stage with the art writer Rutger Pontzen… this will be followed by a screening of Lucian…Details
… next Wednesday the 11th November at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Edgbaston.
They will be showing To the Studios followed by a chat with the Barber’s Director, Nicola Kalinsky, and then a Q & A.
It is free but booking is required… just follow this link to the information page.
… if you happen to be in London on the 10th December there is a “Museum Premiere” of FRANK at Tate Britain. I always feel a bit strange making announcements about things that are not yet finished but it is almost there. You can see the Tate information page and access the bookings button by following this…Details
… embarking on the film I had said that I would never make. It has been filmed and I have had it in the cutting room for a few weeks. I am hoping that the edit will be a relatively quick process (by my standards… and I am pretty slow) so there will be more news about launch…Details
… I have discovered that the BBC have made my first full length documentary available on their iPlayer service (Omnibus – Lucian Freud). It is a filmed conversation with Lucian Freud recorded at the time of his exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in 1988. The filming took place during two early (6.30AM) sessions at the Gallery itself and…Details
Regarded as a leading figure on the British art scene, figurative painter Lucian Freud (1992-2011), grandson of Sigmund Freud, lived as a recluse in London. In 1988 during his retrospective at London’s Hayward Gallery, the painter agreed to record an informal conversation with Jake Auerbach, who was helping to hang the show.