Alice Neel Painter Of Modern Life

The book Alice Neel: Painter Of Modern Life is a large richly-illustrated volume examining the life and work of this unique American artist. Accompanied by a thorough chronology and a series of insightful essays, this book is a captivating read. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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No. of Pages 239
No. of Illustrations Throughout
Dimensions 12.7 x 19.8cm
Fabric & material Hardback
SKU 02085538

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Product story

Alice Neel (1900-1984) documented the lives around her with her expressive, evocatively coloured portraits, and her 1935 painting of Pat Whalen is featured in the America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s exhibition.

Edited by Jeremy Lewison with contributions by Bice Curiger, Petra Gödüren, Jeremy Lewison, Laura Stamps and Annamari Vänskä.

Essays include:

Painting Crisis
Emotional Values
Alice Neel, A Marxist Girl on Capitalism
"I hate the use of the word portrait."

Hardback, 239 pages with over 70 colour illustrations.