The Picture: Conversations with Acquavella Galleries

The Picture: Conversations with Acquavella Galleries

Episode 1: Bill Acquavella and David Dawson on Lucian Freud

Nov 1, 2019

For the premiere of “The Picture” podcast, Bill Acquavella is joined by artist and author David Dawson in a discussion of their dear friend, the remarkably talented painter Lucian Freud. In his introduction, Philippe de Montebello also recounts a momentous meeting with Brooke Astor, who, as a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was transfixed by Freud’s portrayal of what she called “a repulsive mound of flesh.”

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