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Alice Neel's Women
by Carolyn Carr
This book presents a collection of powerful portraits of women by one of the twentieth century's most intriguing artists. Alice Neel is largely regarded as one of the most important women artists of this century. Her work combines the brutal honesty -- and lush brushwork -- of Lucian Freud with a nod towards the expressionist palette. She first came to prominence in the 19 ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 9th 2002 by Rizzoli International Publications
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Alice Neel waves her magic brush and captures her subjects beauty and grotesqueness beneath gobs of yummy, yummy paint. This book doesn't contain the painting of her lover pissing in a sink that I adore, but is definitely worth a long, long look.
Dec 16, 2009 Kim rated it 5 of 5 stars
If you are looking for a nice collection of color repros to study contemporary portraiture from,t his book is for you! Alice Neel is always inspiring, but in this dosage, she'll knock your socks off!