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Artist Alice Neel, a collector of souls

While the art world was celebrating abstract expressionism and other avant-garde movements, American artist Alice Neel (1900-1984) captured humanity in her radical figurative paintings that revealed the complexity and dignity of her often-overlooked subjects. Correspondent Faith Salie visits an exhibit of Neel's work, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, that spotlights the artist's humanism.
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