Lucian Freud

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The anti-hibernation culture guide: something to enjoy for every day in January
You can spend the next few weeks under the duvet and in front of the telly, or enjoy world-class art, theatre, music, film and standup – here’s an event for each of the next 31 days

Rachel Aroesti, Catherine Bray, Andrew Clements, John Fordham, Miriam Gillinson, Jonathan Jones and Lyndsey Winship

31, Dec, 2022 @11:55 AM

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Are you bored yet? Five art shows to be dazzled by over the Christmas season
From Lucian Freud to Turner and the mysteries of ancient Egypt, here are some of the best exhibitions across the country right now

Jonathan Jones

28, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘A perverse part of me likes to delve into what’s off-limits’: Somaya Critchlow on her taboo-breaking art
She blends techniques from the old masters with imagery from 60s porn magazines – and it’s made her one of 2022’s most celebrated young painters

Chloë Ashby

25, Nov, 2022 @3:17 PM

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Microsoft co-founder’s collection poised to raise $1bn in ‘largest art auction in history’
Proceeds from sale of 150 works owned by the late billionaire Paul Allen will go to charity

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

05, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Lucian Freud: New Perspectives; Marina Abramović: Gates and Portals – review
Lucian Freud’s dispassionate work speaks for itself in a liberating show without wall texts, while Marina Abramović pushes our critic to the brink

Laura Cumming

02, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Love Lucian by David Dawson and Martin Gayford review
Lucian Freud’s letters reveal the artist in all his rambunctious, irreverent and amusing glory

John Banville

29, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Lucian Freud’s etching of Wolseley restaurant creator to be sold
Artist dined at Mayfair restaurant almost every night in later years, and would sometimes share a table with co-founder Jeremy King

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Lucian Freud review – the Queen, Leigh Bowery and the artist’s ex-wives stand brutally revealed
From the monarch to the naked performance artist who was living with Aids, Freud paints life lived in the face of death, with an unsentimental eye for human tendernesss

Jonathan Jones

27, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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I can only stand in baffled awe as my husband’s novel is brought to life on film | Rachel Cooke
Just as he couldn’t explain to me what inspired his characters, I can’t divine what he thinks of this adaptation

Rachel Cooke

23, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Turner’s turn-ons and Freud’s family affair – the week in art
The great landscape artist’s lesser known erotic art goes on show in London while Lucian Freud is at Sigmund’s house and Jay Jopling’s White Cube crew are off to the countryside

Jonathan Jones

08, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Sigmund would have loved this’ – Lucian Freud: The Painter and his Family review
The painter’s sex life drove his art. Does this show think that’s too vulgar to go into? The result is richly ironic: a case of repression in the building that houses Sigmund’s consulting couch

Jonathan Jones

06, Jul, 2022 @10:05 AM

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Francis Bacon portrait of Lucian Freud expected to sell for over £35m at auction
Painting, based on black and white photograph, last exhibited in 1965 as part of a triptych

Mark Brown

15, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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