Alice Neel : painted truths / Jeremy Lewison [and others].

"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 chr...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Neel, Alice, 1900-1984.
Corporate Authors: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston., Whitechapel Art Gallery., Moderna Museet Malmö (Sweden)
Other Authors: Lewison, Jeremy.
Format: Book
Published: Houston [Tex.] : New Haven [Conn.] : Museum of Fine Arts ; Distributed by Yale University Press, [2010]
Table of Contents:
  • Lenders to the exhibition
  • Foreword / Iwona Blazwick, Magnus Jensner, and Peter C. Marzio
  • Preface / Peter C. Marzio
  • Curators' statement and acknowledgments / Jeremy Lewiston 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.