Paint 23 July 2011Posted by marisacat in Divertissements, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter, UK.
Lucian Freud painting the Queen in 2001 [David Dawson/Government Art Collection]
hmmm I see the reports that Lucian Freud has died at 88… Jeffrey St Clair has a nice piece up about him at Counterpunch…
I wonder, would anyone either really in charge here in the USA!! USA!! or just nominally in charge as a constitutional monarch, sit for such a searing painter and his view? I am unsure it could happen here. In some eras, a captain of industry with an artistic bent or flair would sit for a Lucian Freud…
The world continues to blow up, here in the curious corner that is California – and elsewhere.