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"Benefits Supervisor Sleeping" by Lucien Freud, 1995. (AP)
"Benefits Supervisor Sleeping" by Lucien Freud, 1995. (AP)

In 1995, Lucian Freud painted "Benefits Supervisor Sleeping". It sold in 2008 for $33 million --the most ever paid for a painting by a living artist.

Lucian Freud died this week at 88. We remember him with Sebastian Smee, Pulitzer Prize winner, and art critic for the Boston Globe.

"Queen Elizabeth II Portrait" by Lucian Freud, 2001. (AP)
"Queen Elizabeth II Portrait" by Lucian Freud, 2001. (AP)

Guest:

  • Sebastian Smee, art critic for The Boston Globe

This segment aired on July 22, 2011.

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