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Alice Neel : painted truths /

by Neel, Alice [artist.]; Lewison, Jeremy [author.]; Walker, Barry [author.]; Grab, Tamar [author.]; Storr, Robert [author.]; Auerbach, Frank [contributor.]; Dumas, Marlene [contributor.]; Ofili, Chris [contributor.]; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston [host institution.]; Whitechapel Art Gallery [host institution.]; Moderna Museet Malmö (Sweden) [host institution.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Houston [Tex.] : New Haven [Conn.] : Museum of Fine Arts ; Distributed by Yale University Press, c2010Description: 296 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780300163322 (hardback).Other title: Painted truths.Subject(s): Neel, Alice, 1900-1984 -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions | Neel, Alice, 1900-1984 -- Exhibitions | Painting, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions
Contents:
Foreword / Iwona Blazwick, Magnus Jensner and Peter C. Marzio -- Preface / Peter C.Marzio -- Curators' Statement and Acknowledgments / Jeremy Lewison and Barry Walker -- "The human race torn to pieces": The Painted Portraits of Alice Neel / Tamar Garb -- Showing the Barbarity of Life:Alice Neel's Grotesque / Jeremy Lewison -- Crowding / Robert Storr -- Dividing Up the Canvas / Barry Walker -- Artists' Appreciations / Frank Auerbach, Marlene Dumas and Chris Ofili -- Plates, with thematic texts and entries / Jeremy Lewison and Barry Walker.
Summary: "Explores the themes and stylistic developments of the art of Alice Neel, one of the greatest American painters of the twentieth century, with works spanning nearly seven decades, four essays and additional texts addressing themes and specific works, three artists' appreciations, and a chronology and bibliography"--Provided by publisher. List(s) this item appears in: Painting 2.3: The Figure in Form and Colour | Painting 2.4: People and Portraits
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IA KEN 2003 William Kentridge / IA KEN 2014 Six drawing lessons / IA MIY 2016 Tatsuo Miyajima : IA NEE 2010 Alice Neel : IA PIR 2015 The Piranesi effect / IA REM 2006 Rembrandt.

Published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Mar. 21-June 13, 2010, Whitechapel Gallery, London, July 8-September 17, and the Moderna Museet Malmo⁺ˆ, Sweden, October 9, 2010-January 2, 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword / Iwona Blazwick, Magnus Jensner and Peter C. Marzio -- Preface / Peter C.Marzio -- Curators' Statement and Acknowledgments / Jeremy Lewison and Barry Walker -- "The human race torn to pieces": The Painted Portraits of Alice Neel / Tamar Garb -- Showing the Barbarity of Life:Alice Neel's Grotesque / Jeremy Lewison -- Crowding / Robert Storr -- Dividing Up the Canvas / Barry Walker -- Artists' Appreciations / Frank Auerbach, Marlene Dumas and Chris Ofili -- Plates, with thematic texts and entries / Jeremy Lewison and Barry Walker.

"Explores the themes and stylistic developments of the art of Alice Neel, one of the greatest American painters of the twentieth century, with works spanning nearly seven decades, four essays and additional texts addressing themes and specific works, three artists' appreciations, and a chronology and bibliography"--Provided by publisher.

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