Witness Lucian Freud’s “The Brigadier,” which, at 7 feet high, is larger than life. It’s a scale that’s hard to pull off, especially for an artist who turned 80 while working on it. The British painter started to work big in the 1980s, and painted this work in 2003-4 - he died in 2011.
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By Lucien Freud, through May at the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach. Information: norton.org