Guggenheim

Introduction

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents the exhibition Alice Neel: People Come First, the first retrospective in Spain devoted to American artist Alice Neel (b. 1900, Pennsylvania; d. 1984, New York). The exhibition encompasses Neel’s entire career as an artist through some 100 paintings, drawings, and watercolors, most of them vivid and minutely executed portraits in which the artist distils the personality and presence of those who posed for her