Is The Relationship Between Male Artist And Female Subject Always A Destructive One?

Lucien Freud's painting of Sue Tilley, called "Benefits Supervisor Sleeping," has sold for £17.2 million — reportedly the highest payday for a living artist in history. For Kira Cochrane at the Guardian, the portrait brings up a bunch of issues about the relationship of artist to subject, specifically when the artist… »5/23/08 1:00pm5/23/08 1:00pm