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Books Reviews
Alice Neel in a photograph taken by her lover Sam Brody, whom she met at a WPA meeting. SAM BRODY

What Was Neel’s Deal?

Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty
By Phoebe Hoban
St. Martin’s Press, 500 pages, $35 Read More


Archived Reviews Books
Self-Portrait I, 2009, Self-Portrait II, 2009–10, and Self-Portrait III, 2009, three of Close’s monumental oils. PRESTEL, 2010

Ready for His Close-Up

Chuck Close: Life
By Christopher Finch
Prestel, 352 pages, $34.95 Read More