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Alice Neel

Alice Neel

paintings of two decades.

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Published by Boston University Art Gallery in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neel, Alice.

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    Pagination20p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14174506M

    copyright veterans-opex.com website is managed by Jeremy Lewison Limited on behalf of the Estate of Alice Neel. Website designed by John and Orna Designs, London. Website Development by Vanbar Multimedia Ltd, Kent. Six painters of the figure: Alex Katz, Diana Kurz, Alfred Leslie, Alice Neel, Philip Pearlstein, Sylvia Sleigh: Department of Fine Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder, March 5-April 7,

    Alice Neel: Drawings and Watercolors, a new book with a corresponding exhibition, collects this interstitial work, some of it polished and some hauntingly restive. "There is an essential melancholy to Neel's work," Jeremy Lewison writes in the book's opening essay. Alice Neel: self and others / Ann Temkin --People as evidence / Susan Rosenberg --Gentlemen callers: Alice Neel and the art world / Richard Flood --Undergoing scrutiny: sitting for Alice Neel --Plates --Chronology / Sarah Powers. Responsibility: edited by Ann Temkin ; with essays by Ann Temkin, Susan Rosenberg, and Richard Flood.

    Dec 07,  · Alice Neel liked to say that she was the century and in many ways she was. She was born into a proper Victorian family, and came of age during suffrage. The quintessential Bohemian, she spent more than half a century, from her early days as a WPA artist living in the heart of the Village, through her Whitney retrospective in , until her death ten years later, painting, often in near. Oct 05,  · Alice Neel’s portraits are rarely serene but always memorable. The new book Painter of Modern Life demonstrates how her early paintings range from the unsettling to the disturbing. Her later paintings largely eschew melodrama, but they are always uneasy, inviting the viewer into a direct and often alarming intimacy with their subjects.


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Jul 19,  · Alice Neel [Patricia Hills] on veterans-opex.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gathers portraits, still lifes, and nudes by the American painter and includes her comments on her works/5(10).

Sep 02,  · The book only includes one example of Alice Neel's 'pregnant nudes', which is a major theme in her work and an original contribution to the depiction of the female nude, so this book cannot be said to be the last word on her oeuvre. But it is a very attractive introduction and does include many of her key portraits, such as the one of Andy /5(6).

Alice Neel (January 28, – October 13, ) was an American visual artist, who was known for her portraits depicting friends, family, lovers, poets, artists, and veterans-opex.com paintings have an expressionistic use of line and color, psychological acumen, and emotional intensity.

Neel was called "one of the greatest portrait artists of the 20th century" by Barry Walker, curator of modern Born: January 28,Merion Square, Pennsylvania. Jan 01,  · The first part of the book was devoted to essays on Neel's life and works and was the usual art critic's drivel that sounds pompous to the rest of us.

The second portion of the book was a fascinating verbatim conversation with some of those who Neel painted. This revealed much more about the artist. The third portion was the collection of plates/5.

Alice Neel was a complex person and an important American painter. I learned alot about her from his book, but there were too many lists of works in various exhibits and veterans-opex.com details detracted from the flow of the book and could have easily been included in notes or an appendix/5.

Alice Neel: Painter of Modern Life was a major museum survey of 72 works by Alice Neel. The exhibition travelled throughout Europe through January The exhibition began with early portraits created in Havana and paintings made in the s when the artist was living in New York's Greenwich Village.

Duos: Alice Neel's Double Portraits by Alice Neel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at veterans-opex.com Alice Neel. Alice Neel was born in in Merion Square, Pennsylvania, and died in in New York.

With a practice spanning the s to the s, Neel is widely regarded as one of the foremost American figurative painters of the twentieth century.

Alice Neel, one of the great portraitists of the 20th century, made starkly honest paintings of relatives, lovers, friends, and neighbors. A successor to the expressionism of Chaim Soutine, Edward Munch, and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Neel used distorted drawing and invented color to reveal the character beneath each sitter’s physical veterans-opex.com worked in obscurity for most of her career Nationality: American.

Alice Neel Painter of Modern Life (Book): This insightful catalogue examines anew the full range of Alice Neel's () celebrated paintings of people, still life, and cityscapes.

Featuring around seventy paintings spanning the entire length of her career, this handsome book accompanies a major retrospective of her work, and reveals her underlying interest in the history of photography.

Sep 27,  · This groundbreaking book re-evaluates the work of Alice Neel, one of the most renowned American portrait painters of the 20th century This insightful catalogue examines anew the full range of Alice Neel’s () celebrated paintings of people, still life, and cityscapes.

Jan 02,  · Alice Neel has never commanded the household-name status of Georgia O’Keeffe or Frida Kahlo, art heroines who have been the subject of multiple biographies. Hoban, whose previous book.

Writing the first major book on Alice Neel, Patricia Hills put together a text of her conversations with Neel. In the book Neel talks with charm and wit and utter frankness about her 83 years, most of them lived in New York City.

Her riveting portraits, wonderful still lives, and stark interiors, as reproduced in. Apr 20,  · Alice Neel: Painted Truths brings together paintings that demonstrate Neel’s range and ability, along with insightful commentary from four leading art historians.

Although the book focuses on her portraits, it also covers the artist’s early social realist paintings and cityscapes, tracing the evolution of Neel’s style and examining themes.

May 29,  · Alice Neel is somebody who I first became aware of when I was getting ready to apply for grad school. I was given an Alice Neel book. And I had this feeling of. Alice Neel: Freedom by Alice Neel - One of the foremost American figurative painters of the twentieth century, it is not surprising that Alice Neel was a.

Apr 11,  · According to Phoebe Hoban, in her book Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty, it was while immersed in Havana’s art scene that Neel came to Author: Lola Adesioye. Alice Neel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at veterans-opex.com Alibris has new & used books by Alice Neel, including hardcovers, softcovers, rare, out-of-print first editions, signed copies, and more.

Mar 08,  · Alice Neel: How to Persevere and Live the Artist’s Life On the Life and Times of a Great American Portraitist.

–Alice Neel. In the winter ofa year-old painter named Alice Neel was strapped with restraints to a thin mattress in Philadelphia’s orthopedic hospital.

by Book Marks. AudioFile's Best Audiobooks of February Author: Bridget Quinn. Harriet Sartain, later described by Neel as ‘a very conventional lady’, is Dean of the school (‘Interview with Alice Neel’ by Karl E. Fortress, September 12Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.).Alice Neel: Painted Truths brings together paintings that demonstrate Neel’s range and ability, along with insightful commentary from four leading art historians.

Although the book focuses on her portraits, it also covers the artist’s early social realist paintings and cityscapes, tracing the evolution of Neel’s style and examining themes Brand: Yale University Press.Alice Neel liked to say that she was the century and in many ways she was.

She was born into a proper Victorian family, and came of age during suffrage. The quintessential Bohemian, she spent more than half a century, from her early days as a WPA artist living in the heart of the Author: Phoebe Hoban.