George McNeil

(1908 – 1995)

Born in New York, New York; died in New York.

The energetic figures for which George McNeil was known take center stage in his Tamarind lithographs. Playing off of contemporary subjects, the work has an emotional intensity; of his artistic style, McNeil once said that it “seems to demand extremism; to distort, disturb, negate and agitate seems to be the name of the game.”

McNeil was featured in a short documentary that Tamarind produced on making stone lithographs.