Press

2017

Benschop, Juuriaan. 'Alice Neel: Collector of Souls', The Brooklyn Rail, 1 February 2017. Click here to read lonline

Farago, Jason. 'Painting the Mosaic of El Bario' (online title: 'Alice Neel's Love of Harlem and the Neighbors She Painted There', Arts II, New York Times, 23 February 2017, p.C21. Click here to read online

Yerebakan, Osman. 'Alice Neel', Artspeak online magazine, 24 February 2017. Interview with Hiton Als. Click here to read online.

Parkes, Olivia. 'The Artsit Who Painted the Politically Invisible and the Politically Active', Vice/Broadly online magazine, 24 February 2017. Click here to read online.

Viveros-Fauné, Christian. 'Alice Neel's Uptown Show Packs a Powerful Message', Artnet News, 27 February 2017. Click here to read the review

Thakara, Tess. 'Seeing Alice Neel through the Eyes of Hilton Als', Artsy online magazine, 27 February 2017. Click here to read online.

Eckardt, Stephanie. 'Why Alice Neel's Portraits of her Neighbors Are What a Divided America Needs Right Now', interview with Hilton Als, W online magazine, 1 March 2017. Click here to read online.

Livingstone, Josephine and Lovia Gyrakye. 'Uptown Girl/Uptwon Boy', New Republic online magazine, 2 March 2017. Click here to read online.

Vial, Christophe. 'Arles. Van Gogh et Alice Neel, ticket gagnant de la fondation', La Provence, 4 March 2017, p. 3. click here to read online.

Hatfield, Zack. 'Alice Neel's Uptown. Portratis of Harlem Before Gentrification', Bomb online magazine, 14 March 2017. Click here to read online

Wang, Mary. Seeing Things: Hilton Als, Alice Neel, and the Art of Looking', Village Voice, 15 March 2017. Click here to read online.

Sargent, Atwaun. 'Hilton Als, Alice Neel and the faces of New York', Interview online magazine, 16 March 2017. Click here to read online.

Géniès, Bernard. 'La révélation Alice Neel', L'Obs, Paris, 16 March 2017.

Campbell-Johnston, Rachel. 'A soul collector's love letter to Harlem', Times, 19 May 2017, p.13

Güner, Fisun. 'Crosstown Traffic: Alice Neel at Victoria Miro', The Quietus, 24 May 2017. click here to read online

Judah, Hettie. 'Alice Neel: Sixties Harlem and the "unseen America'"come to London', the i, 24 May 2017. Click here to read online

Mistretta, Lina. 'Neel, Invitee du Maitre', L'Oeil, 17 June 2017, p.97.

Bisbort, Alan. 'Alice Neel: Against the Grain', Please Kill Me, 21 August 2017. click here to view on line

Schwabsky, Barry. Face to Face. Alberto Giacometti and Alice Neel have more in common than it might seem', Nation, 26 September 2017. Click here to read online

Engler, Katja. 'Alice Neel in Hamburg: Was fur eine Schau', Hamburger Abendblatt, 13 October 2017, p.17. Click here to read online

Polke, Julika. 'Malerin moderner Menschen', Welt, 13 October 2017. Click here to read online

2016

Vilman, Sanna. 'Alice Neel Ateneumin kesänäyttelyssä: Tarkka ja armoton muotokuvaaja ei sievistellyt alastomuutta tai ihmisen pimeitä puolia', YLE (Finish Boradcasting Company, 3 June 2016. Click here to read online

Frilander, Aino. 'Ateneumissa esittaytyvan Alice Neelin maalauksissa ei sievistella – naiset ovat kauniita, rujoja ja paljon kokeneita', Helsingin Sanomat, 11 June 2016. Click here to read online

Rakkaus muuttaa kaiken, Kultakuume, YLE (Finnish Broadcasting Company. Recording of a discussion about Alice Neel. Painter of Modern Life. Click here to download

Helmi, Vanha. 'Suomalaissyntyinen Gus Hall oli Bernie Sandersiakin radikaalimpi ehdokas Yhdysvaltain presidentiksi', Helsingin Sanomat, 16 July 2016. Click here to read online.

Cumming, Laura. 'Where Lothian meets utopian'. Observer. The New Review, 31 July 2016. Click here to read online

Durrant, Nancy. 'Out of her time, yet timeless'. Times, 5 August 2016

Mansfield, Susan. 'I told the truth as I perceived it', Scotsman Magazine, 13 August 2016, p.19

Torniainan, Marja Liisa, 'Vuosisadan kasvot silmästä silmään', Kansan Uutiset, 15 August 2016. Click here to read on line.

Spence, Rachel. 'The bearable lightness of being", Life & Arts,  Financial Times, 20 August 2016, p.11. Click here

Messud, Claire. 'The Soul of Alice Neel', New York Review of Books, NYR Daily, 5 October 2016, online. Click here to read online

Messud, Claire. 'The Soul of Alice Neel', New York Review of Books, 5 October 2016. Click here to read online

Velde, Paola van der. 'Verzamelaar van zielen', De Telegraaf (Netherlands), 8 November 2016, p.38. Click here to read online

Hartog Jager, Hans den. 'Parade van scheve tanden en lubberen vlies', NRC Handelsblad, 10 November 2016. click here to read on line.

2015

Rodesch, Boris. 'Alice Neel. Première exposition de l'artiste figuratif en Belgique'. Artews.net, 26 February 2015. Click here to read online

Rinckhout, Eric. 'Rauw en Onverbloemd', De Morgen, 2 March 2015, Culture section, pp.14-15.

Gilsoul, Guy. 'L'Oeuvre de la semaine: Alice Neel, une grande dame de l'art américain'. Le Vif, 7 April 2015. Click here to read online

Kappeler, Suzanne, 'Expressive Portraetstudien', Neuer Zuercher Zeitung, 19 August 2015, click here to read review

2012

Misheff, Johnny. 'Visiting Artists. Geoffrey Hendricks'. New York Times, 12 May 2012. Click here to read online

Heinrich, Will. 'Facing the Truth. Alice Neel Late Portratis & Still Lifes at David Zwirner'. New York Observer, 18 June 2012. Click here to read online

2011

Ebony, David. 'David Ebony's Top 10 Picks from the Art Show'. Art in America, 3 March 2011. Click here to read online

Leach, Cristin. 'Everything is not illuminated.' Sunday Times, Ireland (Culture), 18 September 2011, p.9.

Larkin, Ali. 'Alice Neel: Family. Dublin Contemporary @ Douglas Hyde Gallery'. arthub.ie, 18 September 2011. Click here to read online

2010

Freudenheim, Tom L. 'They Mingled in the Metropolis', Wall Street Journal, 3 February 2010. Click here to read online

Britt, Douglas. 'Shining a Light on Alice Neel Classics'. Houston Chronicle, 18 March 2010 and 3 June 2010. Click here to read online. Click here to read second version online

Dobrzynski, Judith H. 'A New Look at Alice Neel, with Commentary from Marlene Dumas et al.' www.artsjournal.com/realcleararts. click here to read online

Hoban, Phoebe. 'Portraits: Alice Neel's Legacy of Realism'. New York Times, 22 April 2010. Click here to read online

Campana, Joseph. 'Peeling back Alice Neel: Five reasons you can't miss this great American painter'. http://www.Culturemap.com, 3 May 2010. Click here to read online

Klaasmeyer, Kelly. 'Unflinching Truths', Houston Press, 6 May 2010. Click here to read online

Finkel, Jori. 'L.A. Louver mounts Alice Neel show, billed as the region's first in decades'. Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2010. Click here to read online

Goldman, Edward. 'The Naked Truth". KCRW, 25 May 2010. Click here to read online.

Miles, Christopher. 'Alice Neel at L.A. Louver'. LA Weekly, 27 May 2010. Click here to read online.

Buckley, Annie. 'Alice Neel'. Artforum.com, May 2010. Click here to read online

Ollman, Leah. 'Art Review: Alice Neel at L.A. Louver'. Los Angeles Times, 28 May 2010. Click here to read online.

Bise, Michael. 'Alice Neel at the MFAH'. Glasstire. Texas Visual Art Online. May 2010. Click here to read online.

Lewison, Jeremy and Barry Walker. The Front Row - Museum of Fine Arts Houston. KUHF Houston Public Radio, 1 June 2010. Click here to download

Wudl, Tom. 'Thoughts Regarding Alice Neel'. Times Quotidian, 16 June 2010. Click here to read online

Santelices, Manuel. 'Alice Neel en el Museum of Fine Arts de Houston: la fragil naturaleza humana'. Cosasonline, Chile. June 2010. Click here to read online.

Goldberg, A. 'Go See - London. "In the Company of Alice" at Victoria Miro Gallery through July 30th 2010.' Artobserved, 26 June 2010. Click here to read online

Nikkhah, Roya. 'Haunting Portrait of Andy Warhol Goes on View'. Sunday Telegraph (London). 27 June 2010. Click here to read online.

Akbar, Arifa. 'No "fright wig", no dark sunglasses; an intimate portrait of Andy Warhol'. Independent (London), 28 June 2010. Click here to read online

Luke, Ben. 'Alice Neel was the art world's best kept secret'. Evening Standard (London), 30 June 2010, pp. 34-35. Click here to read online.

Wood, Eve. 'Urgent Artist. Alice Neel: Paintings at LA Louver'. Artillery (California). vol. 4 issue 6, July/ August 2010, p.55.

Frank, Peter. 'Blague d'Art: Everything Old'. The Huffington Post, 7 July 2010. Click here to read online

Searle, Adrian. 'A Walk on the Wild Side, Guardian G2 (London), 8 July 2010, pp.19-21. Click here to read online version

Dambrot, Shana Nys. 'Alice Neel @ L.A. Louver'. Whitehot Magazine (Los Angeles), July 2010. Click here to read online

Pietsch, Hans. 'Alice Neel: Painted Truths. Beschaemend ehrlich', Art das Kunstmagazin. 7 July 2010. Click here to read online

Lewison, Jeremy. 'Alice Neel: the art modernism neglected', Telegraph.co.uk, 8 July 2010. Click here to read online

Campbell-Johnston, Rachel. 'Alice Neel', Times (London), 9 July 2010, p.58.

Gunener, Fisun. 'Alice Neel: Painted Truths, Whitechapel Gallery'. The Arts Desk, 9 July 2010. Click here to read online

Wullschlager, Jackie. 'Critics Choice. Alice Neel, Painted Truths'. Life and Arts, Financial Times (London), p.19

Cumming, Laura. 'Alice's Forgotten Wonderland'. The New Review, Observer (London), 11 July 2010, p.29. Click here to read online version

Blake, Robin. 'Unflinching to the last'. Financial Times (London), 12 July 2010, p.17

Tariq, Syma. 'Alice Neel: Soul Collector'. Glass Magazine, July 2010. Click here to read online

McLean-Ferris, Laura. 'Alice Neel: Painted Truths, Whitechapel Gallery'. Independent (London), 14 July 2010. Click here to read online

Levy, Paul. 'Alice Neel retrospective exposes life's truths'. Wall Street Journal (Europe), Weekend Journal, 16 July 2010, p.10. Click here to read online

Darwent, Charles. 'The day that Warhol stopped looking', Independent on Sunday, 18 July 2010, p.61. Click here to read online

Hubbard, Sue. 'Everyday tragedies'. New Statesman, 19 July 2010, p.47. Click here to read online

Lambirth, Andrew. 'Psychological approach'. Spectator (London), 24 July 2010, pp.39-40. Click here to read online

Januszcak, Waldemar. 'Twisted Sister'. Culture. Sunday Times (London), 25 July 2010, p.24.

Dorment, Richard. 'Emotional truth ladi bare'. Daily Telegraph (London), 27 July 2010, p.23. Click here to read online

Ward, Ossian. 'Alice Neel versus Alex Katz'. Time Out (London), 12 August 2010. Click here to read online

Campbell, Peter. 'At the Whitechapel'. London Review of Books. 16-19 August 2010, p.21. Click here to read online.

Voss, Julia. 'Alice Neel in London. Sie gehoert in den Olymp den Kunst!', Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 18 August 2010 p.29. Click here to read online

Sheerin, Mark. 'Alice Neel brings Painted Truths of celebrity, pregnancy and nudity to Whitechapel Gallery. Cutlure 24, 19 August 2010. Click here to read online

Collings, Matthew. 'God Save the Drama Queen', Monopol, 25 August 2010. Click here to read online

Menden, Alexander. 'Die Seelensammlerin kehrt zurueck', Feuilleton, Sueddeutschezeitung, 3 September 2010, p.12

Degen, Natasha. 'In the Company of Alice'. Frieze Magazine, September 2010. Click here to read online

Roeck, Waters. 'Creators. Alice Neel'. Introspective Magazine, 1stdibs.com, September 2010. Click here to read online

Williams, Gilda. 'Alice Neel. Whitechapel Gallery'. Artforum, October 2010, pp.286-87.

Rubin, Birgitta. 'Alice Neel. Malade sanninger" pa Moderna museet, Malmo'. Dagens Nyheter, Stockholm, 20 October 2010. Click here to read online

Zeitz, Lisa. 'Andy Warhol: Die Narben eines Superstars'. Cicero. Magazine fuer politische Kultur, November 2010, p.143. Click here to read online

Nedo, Kito. 'Die Porträtistin von Spanish Harlem'. Süddeutsche Zeitung, 13-14 November 2010, p. 16

Ackermann, Tim. 'Eine sehr spaete Entdeckung'. Welt am Sonntag, 7 November 2010, p.60. Click here to read online

Wagner, Anne M. 'Best of 2010. Alice Neel: Painted Truths'. Artforum, December 2010, p.207.

Wullschlager, Jackie. 'In praise of older women', 'Life and Arts', Financial Times (London), 18 December 2010, pp. 1-2. Click here to read online

Ruthe, Ingeborg. 'Wie wird ein Eskimo zum Tennisstar?', Berliner Zeitung, 21 December 2010. Click here to read online

Solomon, Deborah. 'The Nonconformist'. New York Times, 29 December 2010. Click here to read online

2009

Hubbard, Sue. 'Alice Neel: Works on Paper, Victoria Miro, London. The Baring of Lives and Souls', Independent (London), 7 May 2009. Click here to read online

Smith, Roberta. 'Art in Review. Alice Neel. Nudes of the 1930s. Selected Works'. New York Times, 28 May 2009. Click here to read online

Molarsky, Mona. 'The Paintings of New Yorker Alice Neel Continue to Shock'. NY City Life Examiner, 4 June 2009. Click here to read online

Buhmann, Stephanie. 'Alice Neel at David Zwirner and Zwirner & Wirth', Artcritical.com, July 2009. Click here to read online

Wei, Lilly. 'Alice Neel', Artnews, Septmber 2009, p.110

2008

Rowland, Ingrid D. "Women Artists Win', New York Review of Books, vol.55, no.929 May 2008, pp. 26-29. Click here to read this article online

2007

Lindey, Christine. “Against the Grain”, Morning Star (London), 6 June 2007

Oldham, Alison. “Putting up a mirror to another world”, Hampstead and Highgate Express (London), 5 July 2007

Voss, Julia. “Chuck Close! Ich hasse Ihr Werk!”, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 29 September 2007

Nedo, Kito. 'Ihre visuelle Chronik der New Yorker'. Berliner Zeitung, 23 October 2007. Click here to read online

2004

MacKenzie, Suzie. “Heroes and wretches”, Guardian Weekend (London), 29 May 2004

Adams, Tim. “A talent born of trauma”, Observer (London), 30 May 2004

Lubbock, Tom. “A New York state of mind’”, Independent (London), 1 June 2004

Wullschlager, Jackie. “Familiar and unfamiliar visions of American art”, Financial Times (London), 2 June 2004

Lambirth, Andrew. “Wit and wisdom”, Spectator (London), 5 June 2004.

Oldham, Alison. “Images of people ‘torn by New York’”, Hampstead and Highgate Express (London), 11 June 2004

Cork, Richard. “Sitting for sanity”. New Statesman (London), vol 133, issue 4693, 21 June 2004, 41-43

Taylor, John Russell. “Representational art is back in the home of the avant-garde”, Times (London), 23 June 2004

Kent, Sarah. “Alice Neel”, Time Out (London), 7 - 14 July 2004

2000

Saltz, Jerry. "Alice Neel', Village Voice, 25 July 2000, p.65. Click here to read this article online.

Smith, Roberta. "How Alice Neel used talk in service to her painting”, New York Times, 30 June 2000. Click here to read this article on line

Prose, Francine. “Difficult pleasures at the Whitney’s 'Alice Neel'”, Wall Street Journal, 12 July 2000

1998

Schjeldahl, Peter. "A Guy Thing", Village Voice, 31 March, 1998.

1997

"Alice Neel, Self-Styled 'Collector of Souls' Unfurls Her Own, in Glee and Heartbreak", New York Times, March 21, 1997.

1996

Hess, Elizabeth. "Child Care", Village Voice, 30 January 1996.

1994

Kimmelman, Michael. "Alice Neel", New York Times, 4 March 1994.

Wallach, Amei."Alice's Looking Glass",  New York Newsday (Nassau, N.Y.), 6 March 1994.

Hess, Elizabeth."Artist and Models" Village Voice, 22 March 1994

1991

Braff, Phyllis. "How Neel saw Spanish Harlem", New York Times, 21 July 1991.

Temin, Christine. "Tuft's art opening: revelations abound at Alice Neel show", Boston Globe, 18 October 1991

1990

Smith, Roberta. "What Alice Neel did in her final 7 years", New York Times, 27 April 1990

1989

Smith, Roberta. "Diane Arbus and Alice Neel, with attention to the child", New York Times, 19 May 1989.

Hess, Elizabeth. "The company of strangers", Village Voice, 23 May 1989.

1986

Smith, Roberta. "Art: Alice Neel Show", New York Times, 19 December,1986.

1985

Wolff, Theodore F. "Will She Be Known as the American Van Gogh?", Christian Science Monitor, 11 July, 1985.

1984

Salisbury, Stephan. "Oils and Vinegar: As a Painter and a Person She Is an Original", Philadelphia Inquirer, 4 March, 1984.

Donohoe, Victoria  "Neel's Portrait Art Peers into the Souls of Subjects", Philadelphia Inquirer, 26 May, 1984.

Blair, William G. "Alice Neel Dead; Portrait Artist", New York Times, 14 October,1984

Salisbury, Stephan. "Alice Neel, 84, Whose Fame as a Painter Came Late in Life", Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 October, 1984.

Lubell, Ellen. "Alice Neel, 1900-1984", Village Voice, 30 October, 1984.

1983

Warren, Elaine. "Her Work Bares the Souls of Her Victims", Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 5 April, 1983.

Knight, Christopher. "Triumphant Images Highlight Exhibit", Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 5 April, 1983. Reprinted as "Alice Neel," in Last Chance for Eden: Selected Art Criticism by Christopher Knight, 1979-1994, pp. 148-51. Edited by Malin Wilson. Los Angeles: Art Issues Press, 1995.

Muchnic, Suzanne. "Beneath the Skin with Alice Neel", Los Angeles Times, 10 April, 1983, Calendar section, pp. 76-77.

Wilson, William. "Finding a Neel in a Haystack", Los Angeles Times, 10 April, 1983.

1982

Russell, John. "Art: Offbeat Alice Neel, Not a Portrait Around", New York Times, 28 May, 1982.

1981

Stevens, Elisabeth. "She's Court Painter to the World of Art", Sun (Baltimore), February 20, 1981.

1980

Taylor, Robert. "Neel Portraits Evoke Energy of Personality", The Boston Globe, 19 October, 1980.

1979

Burstein, Patricia. "Painter Alice Neel Strips Her Subjects to the Bone-And Some Then Rage in Their Nakedness", People, 19 March, 1979, pp. 63-64.

1977

Anonymous. "Artists and Their Inspiration: Artist Alice Neel", Christian Science Monitor, 31 October, 1977

1976

Richard, Paul. "Alice Neel: Portraits and the Artist", Washington Post, October 8, 1976.

"I Paint Tragedy and Joy" in "The Art of Portraiture in the Words of Four New York Artists", New York Times, 31 October, 1976.

1975

Frankenstein, Alfred. "Neel Exhibition Is a Human Encounter", San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, 9 March, 1975.

Porter, E. F., Jr. "Blithe Spirit, Collector of Souls", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 14 December, 1975.

1974

Donohoe, Victoria. "Homecoming 'Collector of Souls' Displays Portraits at Moore" Philadelphia Inquirer, 24 January, 1971.

Forman, Nessa. "Lady in the Light: Masks Off, Souls Bared on Canvas", Sunday Bulletin (Philadelphia), 24 January, 1971.

Perreault, John "Catching Souls and Quilting", Village Voice, 27 February,1974.

Kramer, Hilton. "Alice Neel Retrospective", New York Times, 9 February,1974.

Wallach, Amei. "Late in Life, the Moment of Triumph", New York Newsday (Nassau, N.Y.), 24 February, 1974.

Mellow, James R. "When Does a Portrait Become a Memento Mori?", New York Times, 24 February, 1974.

Anonymous. "Art & the Artist",  New York Post, 2 March, 1974.

Loercher, Diana. "Alice Neel, American Portraitist", Christian Science Monitor, 4 March ,1974.

Hoffman, Marla. "Two Women Paint", Daily World (Aberdeen), 9 March, 1974.

Halasz, Piri. "A Witty, Incisive Portraitist", New York Times, 2 June,1974.

1973

Perreault, John. "Reading Between the Face's Lines", Village Voice, 27 September, 1973.

Bonosky, Phillip. "Alice Neel Exhibits Her Portraits of the Spirit." Daily World (Aberdeen), October 4, 1973.

1972

Neel, Alice. "WPA Writers Project Seen as Success, Despite Rightists" Review of The Dream and the Deal: The Federal Writers' Project, 1935-1943, by Jerre Mangione. The Daily World (Aberdeen), 11 November, 1972.

1971

Neel, Alice. "Letter from Alice Neel", Daily World (Aberdeen), 2 February, 1971.

"A Different Breed of Portraitist", San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle,
7 March, 1971.

Neel, Alice. "By Alice Neel", Daily World (Aberdeen), 17 April, 1971.

1970

Bonosky, Phillip. "Social Comment of Alice Neel", Daily World (Aberdeen), 30 October, 1970.

1968

Kramer, Hilton. "Alice Neel", New York Times, 20 January, 1968.

Willard, Charlotte. "In the Art Galleries - New Faces", New York Post, 27 January, 1968.

1966

Gruen, John. "Collector of Souls", New York Herald Tribune, 9 January, 1966. Reprinted as "Alice Neel" in John Gruen, Close-Up. New York: Viking Press, 1968, pp. 144-46.

Willard, Charlotte. "In the Art Galleries", New York Post, 16 January, 1966.

1950

Gold, Mike. "Alice Neel Paints Scenes and Portraits from Life in Harlem", Daily Worker (New York), 27 December,1950.

Anon. "Two", New York Times, 31 December,1950.

1944

Devree, Howard. "A Reviewer's Notes", New York Times, 12 March, 1944.

1938

Devree, Howard. "A Reviewer's Notebook", New York Times, 8 May,1938.

1936

Genauer, Emily. "New Fall Art Exhibits Featured by Tyros' Promising Efforts", New York World Telegram, 12 September, 1936.

1933

Grafly, Dorothy. "Paintings from Six Countries on View at Mellon Galleries", Public Ledger (Philadelphia), 19 March, 1933.