We’ve collected the best Lucian Freud Quotes. Use them as an inspiration.
My work is purely autobiographical… It is about myself and my surroundings.
And, since the model he faithfully copies is not going to be hung up next to the picture, since the picture is going to be there on its own, it is of no interest whether it is an accurate copy of the model.
I want paint to work as flesh.
The paintings that really excite me have an erotic element or side to them irrespective of subject matter.
Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.