Lucien Freud

Can't Pay Your Tax? Hand Over Some Art...

PA | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK

Artworks worth around £45 million have been left to the nation in lieu of tax, according to a new report. They include an early work by Vincent Va...

Maciej Urbanek: HS, an Installation

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

When I asked Urbanek about the moniker HS, he gave me a wry smile, and told me that every year at Easter in a formal consecration ceremony they process a large lit white candle around the font and then spill the hot wax into the awaiting water. Jump in!

Embarrassing Truths

Ben Blaine | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Comedy
Ben Blaine

Being a filmmaker scars you. For instance I'm unable to hear the name Bale without thinking Christian, which made the announcement of PFA Player Of The Year quite a surprise. No wonder Spurs have done well this season, they're able to call on the talents of actual Batman.

The Same Old New Royal Portrait: Queen Liz Keeps the Best Pokerface in the Business

Martin Newman | Posted 30.11.2012 | Home
Martin Newman

Like Freud before Heimans, Annie Leibovitz with her dark photographic take, or the purpling rigamortis skin of Antony Williams' 1996 effort, this painting, like all before, fails to tell us anything meaningful about the monarch.

Painter Lucian Freud Dies Aged 88

www.bbc.co.uk | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Realist painter Lucian Freud, one of Britain's most distinguished and highly regarded artists, has died aged 88....