International Competitions in Architecture
A HOUSE FOR LUCIAN FREUD
Death. Obese death.
Is there such a thing…?
Did he really have 40 children…?
But is it really important…?
In front of his paintings, many years ago, an incredible panic attack came upon the writer of these words… Why…?!?
Perhaps A House for Lucian Freud should be drawn in pencil, or charcoal, not digitally.
Perhaps… is it a suggestion…?
Why should a house for Lucian Freud be drawn in pencil, or charcoal, or with a heavy, visceral substance…? But not digitally… not digitally… or maybe with Maya…?
Raw flesh and death.
We ask you to design A House for Lucian Freud.
He died on July 20th, last year. The deadline for this competition will be one year later, on July 20th, 2012.
Lucian Freud… a figurative painter at the beginning of the 3rd millennium.
The House of Raw Flesh.
The House of Obese Death (but the skeletal deer-like fragility present too).
THE HOUSE OF RAW(TTEN) FLESH
And wrinkles, wrinkles, wrinkles.
Francis Bacon – his friend.
Gray mundanity, urban decay (even at the highest levels – the Queen), The Human Condition, Modern, Urban, but the dog, the cat, the deer…
Please send us ANY work, ANY size and ANY format that responds to the theme. We will publish all the works received on our website. We also plan to have an exhibition in London with all the works received. To register please contact us before June 1st, 2012. You will receive a registration number to identify all the works you intend to send us. There is a registration fee of 20 Euros payable by PayPal through the registration section of our website.
This competition is launched in conjunction with the opening of a major exhibition with the work of Lucian Freud that just started atGreat Britain’s National Portrait Gallery in London.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.