Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty by Phoebe Hoban

Join us for an illustrated talk about Moore’s most famous alumna! Phoebe Hoban will read from and discuss her new biography of Alice Neel. Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty was named one of the ten best books of 2010 by the Village Voice, included in O Magazine‘s 15 books to watch for in 2011, and selected as an Editors’ Choice in the New York Times Sunday Book Review in January 2011. The lecture will be followed by a reception and book signing.

Phoebe Hoban is the bestselling author of Basquiat: A Quick Killing in Art. She has written about culture and the arts for Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, New York Magazine, The New York Times, and multiple other publications. She lives in New York City. Hoban’s aunt is a Moore graduate.

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 22nd at 5:30 pm, in Stewart Auditorium. This event is FREE and open to the public!



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