Alice Neel (January 28, 1900 – October 13, 1984) was an American artist known for her oil on canvas portraits of friends, family, lovers, poets, artists and strangers. Her paintings are notable for their expressionistic use of line and color, psychological acumen, and emotional intensity.
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... Toward the end of the 1960s, interest in Neel’s work intensified ... The momentum of the Women’s Movement led to increased attention, and Neel became an icon for Feminists ... In 1970 Neel was commissioned to paint Feminist activist Kate Millett for the cover of Time magazine ...
... Alice Neel is a 2007 documentary film about the life of Alice Neel, exploring the struggles she faced as a woman artist, a single mother, and a painter ... The documentary was directed by Neel's grandson, Andrew Neel ... Alice Neel premiered at The Sundance Film Festival in 2007 and later won the Audience Award at the 2007 Newport Beach Film Festival later that year ...
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