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. more »
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''... when I was in my studio I didn't give a damn what sex I was.... I thought art is art.''Alice Neel (1900-1984), U.S. painter. As quoted in Lives and Works, by Lynn F. Miller and Sally S. Swenson (1981). Neel was a supporter of the Wom...