Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: and Pathos

  • Consumption, Collapse, and Family by Alice Neel

    Gregory Rutecki “The personal images in Alice Neel’s work not only reflect her life, they also provide metaphors …There is no peace…in (her) paintings, only agitated recognition of inevitable struggles.”1 “…Alice Neel described the 20th Century as she experienced it, living in the ghetto with those against whom most of society discriminated. She has provided…