Alex Katz

American, born 1927

6,321 followers

Alex Katz

American, born 1927

6,321 followers

New York School painter Alex Katz developed his highly stylized aesthetic in reaction to 1950s

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New York School painter Alex Katz developed his highly stylized aesthetic in reaction to 1950s Abstract Expressionism, finding his own distinctive resolution between formalism and representation. His brightly colored figurative and landscape paintings are rendered in a flat style that takes cues from everyday visual …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$691k, Sotheby's, 2017
Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 5 more
Participated in a major biennial
Carnegie International
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