The Artist Who Painted the Politically Invisible and the Politically Active
For most of her life, the 20th-century painter Alice Neel worked in obscurity, depicting people of color, the working class, intellectuals, and activists. Now, a new exhibition curated by Hilton Als examines her portraits of her neighbors in Harlem.
What Can We Learn from 5 Centuries of Unfinished Art?
The Met Breuer’s inaugural show, 'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible,' lays bare the artistic process.
Messy Art to Depict Our Messy Lives
Elizabeth Neel, granddaughter of feminist icon Alice Neel, makes gorgeous abstract paintings. We spoke to her about the painting process, narrative, and how things have changed for female painters since her grandmother's time.