Alice Neel

Two exhibitions spotlight Muriel Gardiner Buttinger, Alice Neel’s benefactor of 20 years

Buttinger, a psychoanalyst who also helped hundreds of Jews and anti-fascists flee Nazi Austria in the 1930s, sat for one of Neel’s inimitable portrait paintings in 1966

Freakonomics Radio delves into the secrets of the art market in three-part series

The audio show will be released on podcast platforms first, from 1 December

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Alice Neel at the Met to an ode to the first Black woman astronaut by Damien Davis

Alice Neel, two artists, and an avocado: double portrait one of the highlights of major New York show

The survey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will shed light on Neel’s recurring subjects, from family members and lovers to the bohemians and activists she collaborated with

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Q&A | Why Alice Neel’s work has ‘extraordinary currency’ today

As a biography on the US painter is republished, its author Phoebe Hoban tells us why Neel’s work is more relevant than ever