Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Early Alice

The Family
1927, watercolor on paper

After the Death of the Child
1927/28 watercolor on paper

The Family
1927, watercolor on paper

Well Baby Clinic
1928/29, oil on canvas

Alice Neel is known most famously for her bold psychological portraits from the 70's and 80's. Here are some of her early works - works that dealt directly with trauma. If you have never read about Neel's life, I highly recommend it. She was a fascinating human being and an amazing artist.


Jeane said...

I agree... :)

Dean Grey said...


"After the Death of the Child" is my favorite of the ones posted.

Thanks for sharing Alice Neel's work with us!