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Alice Neel: People Come First” Closes August 1

The Met's ambitious, career-spanning survey Alice Neel: People Come First will close on August 1. The critically acclaimed exhibition—the first museum retrospective in New York of the American artist in 20 years—positions Neel as one of the century's most radical painters, a champion of social justice whose longstanding commitment to humanist principles inspired her life as well as her art, as demonstrated in the survey's approximately 100 paintings, drawings,...

Career-spanning Survey of One of the Century’s Most Radical Painters, Alice Neel, Opens March 22 at The Met

For me, people come first. I have tried to assert the dignity and eternal importance of the human being.Alice Neel, 1950 Alice Neel: People Come First is the first museum retrospective in New York of American artist Alice Neel (1900–1984) in 20 years. This ambitious, career-spanning survey at The Met positions Neel as one of the century's most radical painters, a champion of social justice whose...