Alice Neel

drawings and watercolors 1927-1978 by Alice Neel

Written in English
Published: Pages: 119 Downloads: 324
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Subjects:

  • American Watercolor painting,
  • American Drawing,
  • Exhibitions

Edition Notes

Other titlesDrawings and watercolors 1927-1978
Statementessays by Jeremy Lewison and Claire Messud
ContributionsDavid Zwirner (Gallery)
The Physical Object
Pagination119 pages
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27194062M
ISBN 101941701132
ISBN 109781941701133
LC Control Number2014957966
OCLC/WorldCa905042654

Alice Neel was an American painter known for her Expressionistic portraits of her friends, family, and lovers. View Alice Neel’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available prints and multiples, paintings, and works on paper for sale and learn about the yosi-k.comality: American. Alice Neel died of colon cancer in and is buried in a meadow on the farm in Stowe, Vermont, where her younger son, Hartley, and his wife, Ginny, live. Phoebe Hoban (her book, Alice Neel Author: Julia Felsenthal. Get this from a library! Alice Neel. [Patricia Hills] -- Neel paints portraits, wonderful still lifes, and stark interiors. Her steadfast goal: to paint people honestly, as she saw them. Includes early Depression and WPA paintings interspersed with. Jan 30,  · Book review: In 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty,' Phoebe Hoban ventures deep into the artist's personal life and turmoil in a fascinating if sometimes vicious biography.

ABOUT THE BOOK. Alice Neel () is widely regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the twentieth century. Published on the occasion of a solo exhibition at David Zwirner, New York, this book presents a selection of portraits and still lifes from the last two decades of the artist’s life. Alice Neel The Art of Not Sitting Pretty (Book): Hoban, Phoebe: 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. Apr 28,  · Alice Neel: Drawings and Watercolors presents an illuminating overview of the variety of themes and styles employed by the artist across five decades. Published to coincide with an exhibition at David Zwirner in New York, the book contains over sixty color plates organized thematically and includes works selected from throughout her 4/5(1). Oct 21,  · On May 3 rd Alice Neel’s father, George, died, aged eighty-two and the day following the funeral in Colwyn Alice painted his portrait, Dead Father. In Patricia Hills book Alice Neel, she quotes Alice talking about the painting: “ He was a good and kind man and his head still looked noble.

Culture and arts writer Hoban (Basquiat: A Quick Killing in Art, ) presents an accessible biography of painter Alice Neel (–).Like many creative geniuses, Neel's story as an artist began with a rebellious childhood. From an early age, she turned to art as an outlet to cope with her rejection of turn-of-the-century societal yosi-k.com: Phoebe Hoban. Why Alice Neel’s Portraits of Her Neighbors Are What a Divided America Needs Right Now. and further expanded upon in Alice Neel, Uptown, Als’s forthcoming book. It’s the portraits, after. Apr 20,  · Widely regarded as one of the most important American painters of the 20th century, Alice Neel is internationally recognized for her contributions to Abstract Expressionism, especially her perceptive portraiture. Neel () was a portrait painter at a time when this was traditionally the role of a male artist/5(55). Alice Neel was born in the Philadelphia area. She met her first husband, Carlos Enriquez, while she was in an art school for women in Philadelphia, then moved with him to Havana, where they had two children. One child died in infancy, the other was taken away from her by Enriquez when he split.

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Jul 19,  · Alice Neel [Patricia Hills] on yosi-k.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 yosi-k.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 Alice Neel book. 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 yosi-k.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 Alice Neel book 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 yosi-k.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 yosi-k.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 yosi-k.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.

Alice Neel is a documentary film about the life of Alice Neel, exploring the struggles she faced as a woman artist, a single mother, and a painter who defied convention. The documentary was directed by Neel's grandson, Andrew yosi-k.comtion company: SeeThink Films.

Alice Neel in New Jersey and Vermont — Jeremy Lewison in conversation with Angela Lampe Alice Neel PDF BOOK by Lhaura Rachel. Dungeon Duo ponder Alice Neel. copyright yosi-k.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 inuntil 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.Mar 16,  · The American essayist, curator, and artist Hilton Als is perhaps most concerned with New York and remembering her children.

He’s spent much of his career at The New Yorker, writing anthropological dispatches from the city’s theaters, outer boroughs, artist studios, streets, and subways—using the first person as a way to get at the heart and humanity of the city, the people he Author: Antwaun Sargent.Alice Neel's remarkable drawings are intimate explorations of her personal life: her loves and her family, her friends, people she met in New York and the art world.

Spontaneous and dynamic, the works on paper in Black and White provide insight into her environments, exterior and interior. In them she positions universal themes -- motherhood, death, longing -- within the sphere of her private.