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SUMMARY ✓ Breakfast with Lucian ↠ [KINDLE] ❅ Breakfast with Lucian Author Geordie Greig – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk For 10 years Geordie Greig was among a very small group of friends who regularly met Lucian Freud for breakfast at Clarke's restaurant on Kensington Church Street Over tea and the morning papers Freud For years GeordieTwentieth century Partly based on hours of taped conversations with the artist and his circle and drawing on interviews with those who knew Freud intimately including many girlfriends models dealers and bookmakers Breakfast with Lucian is an intimate portrait of the artist as a young and old man It is a uniuely fascinating personal and authoritative account of one of the greatest British painters of this century and the last and a profile of a man who makes everyone else's life seem less live. Really enjoying this book Fun real life stories beautifully written

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For years Geordie Greig was among a very small group of friends who regularly met Lucian Freud for breakfast at Clarke's restaurant on Kensington Church Street Breakfast with PDF Over tea and the morning papers Freud would recount stories of his past and discuss art It was in effect Freud's private salonIn this kaleidoscopic memoir Greig remembers Freud's stories of death threats escaping from Nazi Germany falling out with his brother Clement loathing his mother painting David Hockney sleeping. I have listened to this book on Audible twice and the second time I was a little annoyed that the reader had not bothered to edit his performance when he had got his intonation wrong However the writing is excellent and the topic fascinating so I ordered the book which arrived in excellent condition is a new hard back copy miraculously cheaper than its paperback version It got here at the right time and place and I have had a chance to read it too and also look at the art work and Freud’s family tree

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Breakfast with LucianWith horses escaping the Krays painting the ueen his controversial role as a father and why Velázuez was the greatest painter It is revelatory about his art his lovers his children his enemies and his love of gamblingFreud dared never to do dull speaking candidly of dancing with Garbo as well as painting Kate Moss naked Those closest to him after decades of silence and secrecy have spoken frankly about what life was like living loving or sitting for the greatest figurative portraitist of the. I've read several books about Freud and his contemporaries recently and this is my favourite A nice blend of information and anecdote gives a real and entertaining insight into the man's thinking and working Great