Alice Neel was an American portrait painter. Her paintings are notable for their expressionistic use of line and color, psychological acumen, and emotional intensity.
Alice Neel was born in the rural town of Colwyn, Pennsylvania. She took the Civil Service exam and got a high-paying clerical posit
While critics debate whether or not Lucian Freud inherited the psychoanalytical acuity of grandfather Sigmund, a cursory study of his nudes confirms he most certainly inherited the propensity to invite pretty girls to lay down in front of him.
The German-born Freud emigrated to England and attend
Chris Ofili (born 1968) is a British painter noted for artworks referencing aspects of his Nigerian heritage. The artist is now based in Trinidad. He is one of the Young British Artists. He is a Turner Prize winner and his work has been a source of controversy. He is now based in Trinidad.
In 1963, the Puerto Rican painter Francisco Rodon began his series of works on Argentinian writer Jorges Luis Borges, who said, "It's the best portrait ever painted of me." Lest Rodon become too flattered, Borges added, "It's the only one so far."
Rodon began to make art at age nine, when he sketc