Geordie Greig – Breakfast with Lucian – A Portrait of the Artist

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Start time: 19:30

End time: 20:30

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Geordie Greig – Breakfast with Lucian – A Portrait of the Artist, In conversation with Gerry Foley

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For ten years Geordie Greig was among a very small group of friends who regularly met Lucian Freud for breakfast at Clarke’s restaurant on Kensington Church Street. Over tea and the morning papers, Freud would recount stories of his past and discuss art. It was, in effect, Freud’s private salon.

In conversation with Gerry Foley, Greig talks about his kaleidoscopic memoir in which he recounts Freud’s stories: of death threats; escaping from Nazi Germany; falling out with his brother Clement; painting David Hockney; escaping the Krays; painting the Queen; his controversial role as a father; and why Velázquez was the greatest painter. It is revelatory about his art, his lovers, his children, his enemies and his love of gambling.

Geordie Greig is the Editor of the Mail on Sunday.

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Adult: £12

Child: £5

Child Age Limit: 18 and under

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Name: Petworth Festival



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Address: St Mary's Church, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0AD

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