BBC Imagine - Alice Neel: Dr Jekyll and Mrs Hyde (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2175 Kbps | 1h 14mn | 1.20 GB
Audio: English AAC 124 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts
A portrait of a remarkable artist. American painter Alice Neel was an extraordinary and prolific figurative painter, and yet she spent most of her life working in obscurity, struggling as a single mother to survive. Born in 1900, Neel portrayed the 20th century until her death in 1984. She painted the people around her, on the margins of society, as well as her own hard, complicated and sometimes broken life. So many of her own traumas were compounded by her uncompromising need to paint: 'I had to paint', she said, and always at great personal cost.