Perhaps that is what Lucian Freud meant when he said, “I want paint to work as flesh.”
The central focus is a single photograph of British painter Lucian Freud.
The great painter Lucian Freud, dead at 88, took on the clichés of British art by magnifying them.
masc. proper name, from Latin Lucianus (cf. French Lucien), a derivative of Roman Lucius, from lux (genitive lucis) "light" (see light (n.)). The Hellenistic Greek writer (his name Latinized from Greek Loukianos) was noted as the type of a scoffing wit.