The Lives of Lucian Freud: Youth 1922 - 1968 (Audio

The Lives of Lucian Freud: Youth 1922 - 1968 (Audio Download): William Feaver, Jonathan Keeble, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: Audible Audiobooks Bloomsbury presents The Lives of Lucian Freud by William Feaver, read by Jonathan KeebleLonglisted for The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non FictionThough ferociously private, Lucian Freud spoke every week for decades to his close confidante and collaborator William Feaver about painting and the art world, but also about his life and loves The result is this a unique, electrifying biography, shot through with Freud s own wordsIn Youth, the first of two volumes, Feaver conjures Freud s early childhood Sigmund Freud s grandson, born into a middle class Jewish family in Weimar Berlin, escaping Nazi Germany inbefore being dropped into successive English public schools Following Freud through art school, his time in the navy during the war, his postwar adventures in Paris and Greece, and his return to Soho consorting with duchesses and violent criminals, out on the town with Greta Garbo and Princess Margaret Feaver traces a brilliant, difficult young man s coming of ageAn account of a century told through one of its most important artists, The Lives of Lucian Freud is a landmark in the story of its subject and in the art of biography itself

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