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Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty

Автор: Phoebe Hoban
Год: 2010
Издание: St. Martin's Press
Страниц: 512
ISBN: 0312607482
Alice Neel liked to say that she was the century and in many ways she was. She was born into a proper Victorian family, and came of age during suffrage. The quintessential Bohemian, she spent more than half a century, from her early days as a WPA artist living in the heart of the Village, through her Whitney retrospective in 1974, until her death ten years later, painting, often in near-obscurity, an extraordinarily diverse populationa??from young black sisters in Harlem to the elderly Jewish twin artists, Raphael and Moses Soyer, to Meyer Schapiro and Linus Pauling, to the American Communist Party chairman Gus Halla??creating an indelible portrait of 20th century America. Neela??s hundreds of portraits portray a universe of powerful personalities and document an age. Neel painted through the Depression, McCarthyism, the Civil Rights Movement, the sexual revolution of the 60a??s, feminism, and the feverish eighties. Fiercely democratic in her subjects, she portrayed her lovers, her...
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