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Alice Neel at David Zwirner Hong Kong

Alice NeelMen from the SixtiesNov 17 – Dec 21, 2022 David Zwirner Hong Kong5-6/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong+852 21195900Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 7pm davidzwirner.com David Zwirner is pleased to present Alice Neel: Men from the Sixties at the gallery’s Hong Kong location. Widely regarded as one of the foremost American artists of the twentieth century, Neel (1900–1984) is known for her daringly honest, humanist approach to the figure. This focused presentation brings together a selection of significant paintings of men from the 1960s, a decisive decade in the development of the artist’s practice. In these years, her style evolved into the looser, more open compositions she would come to be known for in the later period of her career, while she also began to receive broader recognition for her work as an incisive artist and cultural figure. Ranging from depictions of men of personal or intellectual significance to Neel to those of anonymous individuals and acquaintances who interested her, the works on view present a nuanced examination of masculinity and attest to the …