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Is Big Always Beautiful

RockinRickOwen Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:37 PM
Which seems to be about the size of the Benefits Supervisor. As a comment on bureaucracy, the painting works quite well. As does the fungus. Wonder what the Sierra Club says about that.

In 2008 Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich paid $33.6 million for Lucien Freud's "Benefits Supervisor Sleeping." The price established a record for a living artist. Lucien Freud was grandson of Sigmund Freud, who to this day remains the most famous neurologist and father of psychoanalysis. Although as years go by greater pieces of Freud's theories are chipped away, his influence hasn't waned in the minds of the general public. It all began with his book "Interpretation of Dreams" which introduced among other ideas the Oedipus complex.

It's the day after the State of the Union address when the nation was sold a dream...