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Author Neel, Alice, 1900-1984.

Title Alice Neel : painted truths / Jeremy Lewison ... [et al.].

Imprint Houston [Tex.] : Museum of Fine Arts ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.13 Neel,A NEE    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    759.13 NEEL,A    Available
Description 296 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Note 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 Malmö, Sweden, October 9, 2010-January 2, 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-288) and index.
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.
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.
Subject Neel, Alice, 1900-1984 -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Lewison, Jeremy.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Whitechapel Art Gallery.
Moderna Museet Malmö (Sweden)
Added Title Painted truths
ISBN 9780300163322 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0300163320 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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