Magazine Articles

2017

Als, Hilton. 'Hilton Als on Alice Neel', The Brooklyn Rail, 1 February 2017. Click here to read online

Als, Hilton. 'The Inclusive Humanity of Alice Neel's Paintings', New Yorker, 4 February 2017. Click here to read online.

Benaï, Yamina. 'Alice Neel Portrait Therapy', L'Officiel Art, March 2017.

Rio, Marie-Noël. 'L'art, l'amour, la politique: Les trois passions d'Alice Neel', Faites Entrer l'infini, no. 63, June 2017, pp. 24-43

2016

Čivle, Agnese. 'Straightforward, without any glorification. Q & A with Jeremy Lewison', Arterritory, 12 May 2016. Click here to read online

Als, Hilton. 'Alice Neel. East Harlem Portraits, curated by Hilton Als', The Paris Review, winter 2016, pp.60-85.

2011

Lewison, Jeremy. 'Beyond the pale: Alice Neel and her legacy'. Art & Australia, vol. 48, no. 3, 2011, pp.502-13. Click here to download the PDF

Walsh, Brienne. 'Michel Auder's Portraits of Alice Neel'. Art in America, February 2011. Click here to read online

2010

Lewison, Jeremy. 'Alice Neel Now'. The Art Section, vol. 4 no.3, March 2010. Click here to read online and go to site archive

Horodner, Stuart. 'Go Ask Alice', The Art Section, vol. 4 no. 3, March 2010. Click here to read online

Klein, Michael. 'That's Ms Neel', The Art Section, vol. 4 no. 3, March 2010. Click here to read online

May, Stephen. "'Alice Neel: Painted Truths' at Museum of Fine Arts Houston". Antiques and the Arts Online, 30 March 2010. Click here to read this online

Smith, Martha. 'Walker, Brian. Alice Neel: Painted Truths'. Library Journal, 15 May 2010, p.73.

Neel, Andrew. 'A Life Well Lived'. Vogue (UK), July 2010. pp.57-59

Gardner, James. 'Alice Neel and Carlos Enriques: Starting Out in the Twenties'. Antiques, Summer 2010, pp.134-141. Click here to read online

Voss, Julia. 'Die Kunstler-Malerin'. Architectural Digest (German edition), September 2010, pp.102-06

Wei, Lilly. 'The Great American (Male) Nude', Art In America, December 2010, pp 82-85.

2009

Schjeldhal, Peter. 'Wild Life. Alice Neel's People', New Yorker, 25 May 2009, pp.86-87. Click here to read online

2007

Jones, Amelia. “History Makers”, Frieze March 2007, pp. 132-39

Princenthal, Nancy. “Feminism Unbound”, Art in America, June/July 2007, pp.142-153

2006

Schor, Mira. "Some Notes on Women and Abstraction and a Curious Case HIstory: Alice Neel as a Great Abstract Painter", Differences:A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, vol. 17, no. 2 (2006), pp.132 - 60.

2004

Schuckburgh, Hanah. “Portraits of no ladies”, ArtReview (London), May 2004

Smyth, Cherry, “Alice Neel”, Art Monthly, July 2004

 “Alice Neel”, London Magazine, August/September 2004, pp.56-63

Falconer, Morgan. Burlington Magazine, August 2004, p.561

2002

Bauer, Denise. "Alice Neel's Feminist and Leftist Portraits of Women", Feminist Studies, vol. 28, no. 2 (summer 2002), pp.375 - 95.

Bauer, Denise. "Alice Neel's Portraits of Mother Work", NWSA Journal, vol. 14, no. 2 (summer 2002), pp.102 - 20.

2001

Wylder, Viki D. Thompson. "Alice Neel and Judy Chicago", Art Papers, vol. 25, no.1 (January - February 2001), pp. 17, 19.

Kunitz, David. "Alice Neel at the Whitney Museum of American Art", New Criterion, vol. 19, no. 1 (1 September 2000), pp. 46-47.

Givet, Camille. "Neel ou la realite contemporaine", L'Oeil, no. 524 (March 2001), p.92

Lawrence, M. 'Alice Neel Remembered', Art in America, vol. 89, no. 5 (May 2001), p.39.

Silberman, Robert. Alice Neel, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis', Burlington Magazine,vol. 143, no. 1181 (August 2001), pp. 518-19.

2000

Neel, Alex. "Bodies and Souls", Time Out New York, 20 - 27 July 2000, pp.71-72.

Temkin, Ann. "Double Exposure", ArtNews, vol. 99, no. 5 (May 2000), pp. 138, 140.

Kernan, Nathan. "Eyes Wide Open", Modern Painters, vol. 13, no. 3 (Autumn 2000), pp. 44-47.

Graur, Isabelle. "Psychobilder? Uber die Portrats von Alice Neel", Texte zur Kunst, vol. 10, no. 40 (December 2000), pp. 64-71

Newhall, Edith. 'Neel Life Stories', New York Magazine, 12 June 2000 click here to read online

Weinstein, Jeff. “Alice Neel”, Artforum, September 2000. Click here to read online.

McCord, A. 'Dealing in Neel. The Recent Alice Neel Retrospective', ArtNews, vol. 99, no. 10 (November 2000), p.116.

Rubinstein, Raphael. “Eros in Spanish Harlem”, Art in America, vol. 88, no. 12 (December 2000), pp. 102-09, 131. 

1998

Bauer, Denise. "Painful Honesty" Review of Pictures of People: Alice Neel's American Portrait Gallery, by Pamela Allara. The Women's Review of Books, vol. 15, no. 9 (June 1998), pp. 25-26.

1997

Heartney, Eleanor. "Portrait of a Decade", Art in America, vol. 85, no. 10 (October 1997), pp.102-5.

1996

Hirsch, Faye. "Reviews: Alice Neel", Artforum, vol. 34, no. 8 (April 1996), p. 100.

1995

Bauer, Denise. "Alice Neel's Female Nudes" Woman's Art Journal, vol. 15, no. 2 (Fall 1994-Winter 1995), pp. 21-30.

1994

Allara, Pamela. '''Mater' of Fact: Alice Neel's Pregnant Nudes", American Art, vol. 8, no. 2 (Spring 1994), pp. 6-31.

McEvilley, Thomas. "Reviews: Alice Neel", Artforum, vol. 32, no. 9 (May 1994), pp. 97-98

Diehl, Carol. "Reviews: Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 93, no. 7 (September 1994), p. 166

1992

Barrie, Lita. "Real People: Alice Neel at Linda Cathcart Gallery", Artweek, 23 January 1992

Duncan, Michael. "Alice Neel", Art Issues (Los Angeles), no. 22 (March-April1992), p. 32.

Alloway, Lawrence. Review of Alice Neel, by Patricia Hills. Art Journal, vol. 44, no. 2 (Summer 1984), pp. 191-92

Allara, Pamela. "The City as Domicile: The Urban Art of Alice Neel", Journal of Urban and Cultural Studies, vol. 2, no.2 (Winter 1992), pp. 7-27.

1991

Saltz, Jerry. "Notes on a painting: Alice Neel, painter laureate", Arts Magazine, vol. 66, no. 3 (October 1991), pp. 25-26.

Hills, Patricia. "Alice Neel", Art New England, vol. 12, no. 7 (October-November 1991), pp.22-23.

1988

Princenthal, Nancy. "About Faces: Alice Neel's Portraits", Parkett (Zurich), no. 16 (1988), pp. 6-17.

Lerman, Ora. "Contemporary Vanitas", Arts Magazine, vol. 62, no. 7 (March 1988), pp. 60-63.

Abell, Jeff. "Alice Neel", New Art Examiner, vol. 15, no. 10 (June 1988), p. 44.

1987

Brown, Betty Ann. "Seeing Beneath the Surface", Artweek, vol. 18, no. 33 (October 10, 1987), pp. 5-6

1986

Obituary of Alice Neel. Art in America, Annual 1985-86, vol. 13. no. 8 (August 1986), p. 47.

Luvaas, William. "Making It: An Interview with Alice Neel", Art Times (December 1986), pp.10-11.

1985

Geldzahler, Henry. "Alice Neel" Interview, vol. 15, no. 1 (January 1985), pp. 86-87. Reprinted in Henry Geldzahler, Making It New: Essays, Interviews, and Talks, pp. 232-41. New York: Turtle Point Press, 1994.

French, Christopher. "An Observer Revealing Herself", Artweek. vol. 16, no. 15 (13 April, 1985). p. 1.

1984

Henry, Gerrit. "New York Reviews: Elaine de Kooning and Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 83, no. 3 (March 1984), p. 210.

Gallati, Barbara. "Arts Reviews: Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 58, no. 9 (May 1984), p. 54.

Alloway, Lawrence. Review of Patricia Hills, Alice Neel, published by Abrams, New York, 1994. Art Journal, summer 1984, pp. 191-92.

Higgins, Judith. "Alice Neel and the Human Comedy", ArtNews, vol. 83, no. 8 (October 1984), pp. 70-79.

Anon. "Milestones: Alice Neel", Time, 19 October, 1984, p.76.

Higgins, Judith."Alice Neel, 1900-1984", ArtNews, vol. 83, no. 10 (December 1984), p. 14.

Anonymous. "Obituary of Alice Neel". Art in America, vol. 72, no. 11 (December 1984), p. 198.

1983

Weisberg, Ruth. "Alice Neel: Powerful Truths", Artweek, vol. 14, no. 16 (23 April, 1983), pp. 1, 24.

Nelson, Sandy. "Looking at Alice Looking at Us: Alice Neel in Los Angeles", Images and Issues, vol. 4, no. 1 (July-August 1983), pp. 16-19.

Castle, Ted. "Alice Neel", Artforum, vol. 22, no. 2 (October 1983), pp.36-41.

Glueck, Grace. "Revival of the Portrait", New York Times Magazine, 6 November, 1983, pp. 52-60.

Berman, Avis. "When Artists Grow Old", Art News, vol. 82, no. 10 (December 1983), pp. 76-83.

1982

Price, Aimee Brown. "Artists Dialogue: A Conversation with Alice Neel", Architectural Digest, vol. 39, no. 8 (August 1982), pp. 136, 140, 142.

Friedman, Jon R. "Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 57, no. 1 (September 1982), p. 23.

Gallati, Barbara. "Arts Reviews: Alice Neel, Non-Figurative Works", Arts Magazine, vol. 57. no. 2 (October 1982), pp. 23-24.

Phillips, Deborah C. "New York Reviews: Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 81, no. 8 (October 1982), p. 153.

Storr, Robert. "Review of Exhibitions: Alice Neel at Robert Miller", Art in America, vol. 70, no. 9 (October 1982), p.130.

1981

Mercedes, Rita. "Alice Neel Talks to Rita Mercedes", Connoisseur, vol. 208, no. 835 (September 1981), pp. 2-3.

1980

Harris, Ann Sutherland. "The Human Creature: The Portraits of Alice Neel", Portfolio (New York), vol. 1, no. 6 1980, pp. 70-75.

1979

Galassi, Susan Grace. "Arts Reviews: Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 53, no. 6 (February 1979), pp. 20-21.

Gaugh, Harry F. "Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 53, no. 7 (March 1979), p. 9.

Hope, Henry R. "Alice Neel: Portraits of an Era", Art Journal, vol. 38, no. 4 (Summer 1979), pp.273-81.

Goldstein, Patti. "Soul on Canvas", New York Magazine, 9 - 16 July, 1979, pp. 76-80.

Glowen, Ron. "Alice Neel's Portraits-Skin Surface and Soul Deep", Artweek, vol. 10, no. 37 (10 November,1979), p.16.

1978

Stevens, May. "The Non-Portrait Work of Alice Neel", Women's Studies (New York), vol. 6 (1978), pp. 61-73.

Schmitt, Marilyn. "Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 52, no. 9 (May 1978), p. 9.

1977

Johnson, Ellen H. "Alice Neel's Fifty Year's of Portrait Painting", Studio International, vol. 193, no. 987 (March 1977), pp. 174-79.

Cochrane, Diane. "Alice Neel: Collector of Souls", American Artist, vol. 37, no. 4 (September 1973), pp. 32-37,62-64.

Glueck, Grace. "The 20th-Century Artists Most Admired by Other Artists: Alice Neel",ArtNews, vol. 76, no. 9 (November 1977), p. 94.

Harris, Ann Sutherland. "A Note on Alice's Greatness", ArtNews, vol. 75, no. 11 (November 1977), p. 113.

Turner, Norman. "Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 52, no. 4 (December 1977), p. 14.

French-Frazier, Nina. "New York Reviews: Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 76, no. 10 (December 1977), pp. 141-42.

1976

Hess, Thomas B."Art: Sitting Prettier", New York Magazine, 23 February, 1976, pp. 62-63.

Dickson, Harold E. "Portraits U.S.A. 1776-1976", American Art Review, vol. 3, no. 3 (May-June 1976), pp. 32-48.

Neel, Alice in Gerrit Henry, "Is New York Still the Artistic Place to Be?", ArtNews, vol. 75, no. 9 (November 1976), pp. 44-45.

1975

Kimbrell, Leonard. "Alice Neel's Portraits", Artweek, vol. 6, no. 5 (1 February,1975), p. 2.

Neel, Alice in Gerrit Henry, "The Artist and the Face: A Modern American Sampling" Art in America, vol. 63, no. 1 (January- February 1975), pp. 34-41.

Blum, June. "Women and Success at The Brooklyn Museum", Feminist Art Journal, vol. 4, no. 3 (Fall 1975), pp. 14-15.

1974

Halasz, Piri. "Alice Neel: 'I Have This Obsession with Life'", Art News, vol. 73, no. 1 (January 1974), pp. 47-49.

Hess, Thomas B. "Art: Behind the Taboo Curtain", New York Magazine, 4 March,1974, p. 68.

Alloway, Lawrence. "Art", Nation (New York), 9 March, 1974, p. 318.

Anonymous. "Country Art and City Art", Newsweek, 11 March, 1974, p.90.

Heinemann, Susan. "Alice Neel, The Whitney Museum", Artforum, vol. 12, no. 9 (May 1974), pp. 74-75.

Nochlin, Linda. "Some Women Realists: Painters of the Figure", Arts Magazine, vol. 48, no.8 (May 1974), pp. 29-33. Reprinted in Linda Nochlin, Women, Art, and Power and Other Essays,. New York: Harper and Row, 1988,  pp. 86-108.

Evett, Kenneth. "From Top to Bottom at the Whitney", New Republic, (Washington D.C.) 4 May 1974, pp. 27-28.

Mainardi, Pat. "Alice Neel at the Whitney Museum", Art in America, vol. 62, no. 3    (May-June 1974), pp. 107-8.

Vivell, Judith. "Talking About Portraits", Feminist Art Journal, vol. 3, no. 2 (Summer 1974), pp. 13-16, 19.

Hall, Lee. "The Sullen Art and Craft of Portraiture", Craft Horizons, vol. 34, no. 6 (December 1974), pp. 40-43, 81-82.

1973

Nemser, Cindy. "Alice Neel: Portraits of Four Decades", Ms., vol. 2, no. 4 (October 1973), pp. 48-53.

1972

Nemser, Cindy. "Representational Painting in 1971: A New Synthesis" Arts Magazine, vol. 46, no. 3 (December 1971-January 1972), pp. 41-46.

1970

Campbell, Lawrence. "Reviews and Previews: Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 69, no. 7 (November 1970), p. 24.

1968

Perreault, John. "Reviews and Previews: Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 66, no. 9 (January 1968), p.16.

Nemser, Cindy. "In the Galleries: Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 42, no. 4 (February 1968), p.60.

Anonymous. "Artists on their Art: Alice Neel", Art International, vol. 12, no. 5 (15 May,1968), p. 48.

1966

Berrigan, Ted. "The Portrait and Its Double", ArtNews, vol. 64, no. 9 (January 1966), pp. 30-33, 63-64.

Kroll, Jack. "Curator of Souls", Newsweek, 31 January, 1966, p. 82. Click here to download a PDF

Bochner, Mel. "In the Galleries: Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 40, no. 5 (March 1966), p. 55.

1965

Berrigan, Ted. "Alice Neel's Portraits of Joe Gould", Mother (New York), no. 6 (Thanksgiving 1965), pp. 31-33.

1963

Raynor, Vivien. "In the Galleries: Alice Neel", Arts Magazine, vol. 38, no. 1 (October 1963), pp. 58-59.

Levin, Kim. "Reviews and Previews: Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 62, no. 6 (October 1963), p.11.

1962

Petersen, Valerie. "U.S. Figure Painting: Continuity and Cliche", ArtNews, vol. 61, no. 4 (Summer 1962), pp. 36-38, 51-52.

Crehan, Hubert. "Introducing the Portraits of Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 61, no. 6 (October 1962), pp. 44-47,68.

1960

Semsel, George. "Three Neglected Painters: Alice Neel, Clifford Gress-Wright, and Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones", Wagner Literary Magazine (Wagner College, New York), 1960, pp. 42-46.

Campbell, Lawrence. "Reviews and Previews: Alice Neel, Jonah Kinigstein, Anthony Toney, Giacomo Porzano", ArtNews, vol. 59, no. 8 (December 1960), pp.13-14.

1954

Davidson, Bernice. "Fortnight in Review: Mulzac and Neel", Arts Digest, vol. 28, no. 20 (September 15, 1954), p. 26.

Munson, Gretchen T. "Capt. Hugh Mulzac and Alice Neel", ArtNews, vol. 53, no. 6 (October 1954), pp. 58-59.

1951

N. L. "Fifty-seventh Street in Review: Alice Neel", Art Digest, vol. 25, no. 7 (1 January, 1951), p.17.

Catlin, Stanton L. "Reviews and Previews: Alice Neel's", ArtNews, vol. 49, no. 9 (January 1951), p. 49

1944

"The Passing Shows", ArtNews, vol. 43, no. 3 (March 15-31, 1944), p. 20.

"End of WPA Art", Life, vol. 16, no. 16 (17 April, 1944), pp. 85-86.

1938

Anonymous. "New Exhibitions of the Week", ArtNews, vol. 36, no. 33 (14 May,1938), pp. 20-21.