Alex Katz

(American, geb. 1927)

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Alex Katz

Ada, 2011

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Alex Katz

Black Scarf, 1996

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Alex Katz

Day Lily II, 1969

gray umbrella by alex katz

Alex Katz

Gray Umbrella, 1979 - 1980

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Alex Katz

Large Black Hat Ada, 2013

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Alex Katz

Reflection, 2010

Biografie

Chronologie

1927
Born in Brooklyn, NY
1928
Moved to St. Albans, Queens
1946 - 1949
Studied at the Cooper Union Art School, New York, NY
1949 - 1950
Studied at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Showhegan, Maine
1968
Moved to present home and studio in New York
1972
Auszeichnung „Guggenheim Grant für Malerei“
Auszeichung Cooper Unions Professional Achievement Citation
1980
Auszeichnung St. Gaudens Medal in Art
1994
Cooper Union Art School creates the Alex Katz Visiting Chair in Painting with the endowment provided by the sale of ten paintings donated by the artist
1996
Einweihung des The Paul J. Schupf Wing für die Arbeiten des Künstlers im Colby College. Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, USA

Ausstellungen

2014
Drawings, cartoons, paintings, Albertina, Vienna, Italy (solo)
45 Years of Portraits 1969 - 2014, Gallerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York, USA (solo)
2013
New York/Maine, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Österreich (solo)
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz (solo)
Landscapes, Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
Alex Katz & Felix Vallotton, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Selections from the Collection of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain
Alex Katz: Give me tomorrow, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK (solo)
Pop Art Accrochage, Fluegel-Roncak Gallery, Nuremberg, Germany
Alex Katz, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Wien, Österreich (solo)
Paintings and Works on Paper, Galerie Klüser, München, Germany (solo)
2012
Alex Katz Prints, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA (solo)
Alex Katz, Tate St. Ives (solo)
Der perfekte Augenblick, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
85 Years Pure Beauty, Galerie Fluegel-Roncak, Nuremberg, Germany (solo)
Alex Katz, Colby Museum, Maine, USA (solo)
Alex Katz: Give me tomorrow, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK (solo)
Alex Katz: Naked Beauty, Kestnergesellschaft Hanover (solo)
2011
Der Perfekte Augenblick, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Deutschland (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Österreich, Wien, Essl Museum
Portland, OR, Portland Art Museum
Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art
New York, NY, The Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Houston, TX, Rice Museum, Rice University
Chicago, IL, The Art Institute of Chicago
Washington, DC, National Collection of Fine Arts
Cambridge, MA, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

Literatur

2006
Richer, Francesca and Rosenzweig, Matthew (ed¹s), No. 1 First works by 362 Artists
2004
Cohen, David, ‘A chat with the artist: Power Portraits’, Alex Katz: Twelve Paintings, Pace Wildenstein, New York, Sept-Oct 2004, The New York Sun, Sept 9, 2004
Kramer, Hilton, ‘Alex Katz’s Attack Of Nine-Foot Women’, Alex Katz: Twelve Paintings, Pace Wildenstein, New York, Sept-Oct 2004, New York Observer, Sept 27, 2004
Ribas, Joao, ‘Alex Katz’, Alex Katz: Twelve Paintings, Pace Wildenstein, New York, Sept-Oct 2004, Time Out, Sept 23-30, 2004, p.64
Henry, Clare, ‘People say fashion is a no-no’, Alex Katz: Twelve Paintings, Pace Wildenstein, New York, Sept-Oct 2004, Financial Times (NY), Oct 4, 2004, p.12
W Magazine, Vol.33, issue 10, Oct. 04, ‘The Orginals: Portraits for W by Alex Katz.’
McEwen, John, ‘Risk taker’, Alex Katz: Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, June-July 2004, The Spactator, 19 June 2004, p. 43, illus ‘Berlin’ 2001
Pace Wildenstein, New York, exhibition catalogue, ‘Alex Katz. Twelve Paintings’
Cohen, David, ‘Gallery-Going’, The New York Sun, October 9
Milazzo, Richard and Acchille Bonito Oliva, ‘Alex Katz’, Galleria D’Arte Contemporanea Emilio Mazzoli, Modena