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The Subject and Me: Katy Hessel, Chantal Joffe and Christina Kimeze on Alice Neel

The Subject and Me

© The Estate of Alice Neel and courtesy the Estate of Alice Neel

‘I know all the theory of everything, but when I paint I don’t think of anything except the subject and me.’ Join us for an evening exploring how Neel made her remarkable paintings of people.

This conversation will be chaired by Katy Hessel and will include the acclaimed painters Chantal Joffe and Christina Kimeze, who will think about Alice Neel's distinctive style and enduring legacy.

Katy Hessel is an art historian, broadcaster and the author of The Story of Art Without Men. She is a columnist for The Guardian, and hosts The Great Women Artists Podcast

Chantal Joffe was awarded the Royal Academy Wollaston Prize in 2006 and elected a Royal Academician in 2013. Joffe has recently created a major new public work for the Elizabeth line station at Whitechapel.

Christina Kimeze completed her postgraduate degree from the Royal Drawing School in 2022, receiving the Sir Denis Mahon Award. She has exhibited at Michael Werner Gallery, London and was part of The Great Women Artists residency at Palazzo Monti, Brescia.

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