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Art and Alice Neel [videorecording] / WGTV, University of Georgia Television, undated

Georgia Museum of Art


Collection Information

Size: 1 Videocassettes (U-matic), Master (30 min.), sd., col., 3/4 in.; 1 Videocassettes (VHS), Reference copy (30 min.), sd., col., 1/2 in.; 1 DVD, Reference copy (30 min.), digital

Summary: A video interview of Alice Neel conducted October 1975 in Athens, Georgia, for University of Georgia Television station WGTV's "Forum" program on the occasion of Neel's retrospective exhibition at the University of Georgia, Georgia Museum of Art. Moderating is Bill Hale. Also present is the Museum's director William D. Paul, Jr.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alice Neel (1900-1984) was a portrait painter and craftsperson of New York, N.Y. Neel studied painting at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (now the Moore College of Art) from 1921-1925. After living briefly in Havana, Cuba, she settled in New York City in 1927. She participated in various Federal Art Projects during the 1930s, painting scenes of urban poverty and developing her distinctive portrait style.


Donated 1976 by the Georgia Museum of Art through William D. Paul, Jr., Director.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Art and Alice Neel [videorecording] / WGTV, University of Georgia Television, undated. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.