06/21/2010 02:02 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Alice Neel Inspires At LA Louver

WHO: Alice Neel

WHAT: 'Paintings'

WHEN: May 20 - June 26, 2010

WHERE: L.A. Louver
45 N Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291

Alice Neel


The exhibition includes sixteen paintings that Alice Neel created over four decades, between 1940 and 1978. Represented in the exhibition are both single figures and couples, who range widely in age and background. The exhibition includes portraits of Horace Cayton, a prominent social scientist, literary critic and writer; Red Grooms and Mimi Gross, artists; Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize-winning chemist and peace activist, and his wife, Ava Helen, human rights activist; and Ann Sutherland Harris, art historian, with her infant son, Neil.

(Source: L.A. Louver)

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