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18th September 2013 Sara Lock

Resources by Denise Vogelsang

Lucian Freud Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery 2012

After five years in the making, the National Portrait Gallery's major exhibition of Lucian Freud Portraits took place in 2012. This major exhibition, which spanned Freud's seventy year career, was the first to focus on his portraiture. Produced in close collaboration with the late artist, the exhibition concentrated on particular periods and groups of sitters, and featured 130 works from museums and private collections throughout the world, some of which had never been seen before. This case study describes in detail the marketing campaign behind this major exhibition, which was the most popular paid for exhibition in the Gallery’s history.

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