• “Alice Neel: People Come First” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Alice Neel: People Come First, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 1, 2021, could be an unexpectedly emotionally intense experience for those unfamiliar with her work. Visitors wind though rooms filled to the brim with large canvases, the portraits’  faces filled with uncomfortably mixed emotions. Even when ambivalent, the expressions are as vivid as the colors…