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Alice Neel’s Portraits of the People, for the People

Today we’re celebrating portrait artist Alice Neel, on the anniversary of her death in 1984. 

Alice Neel was an American visual artist known for her portraits of people around her, from close friends, family, lovers and colleagues to absolute strangers. No matter who she was painting or how well she knew them, Alice was able to capture the soul of her subject and put it on a canvas.read more.

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Alice Neel’s Met Retrospective & Her People Pictures

Guest Post by Michelle Wilcox

This summer offers a chance to appreciate the work of one of the most renowned figurative painters of the 20th century. ‘Alice Neel: People Come First’ is a retrospective of over 100 watercolors, drawings, and oil paintings by the artist, on view until August 1st, 2021 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.… read more.

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