Alex Katz
1927–

Introduction

Alex Katz (born July 24, 1927) is an American figurative artist known for his paintings, sculptures, and prints. Since 1951, Katz's work has been the subject of more than 200 solo exhibitions and nearly 500 group exhibitions throughout the United States and internationally. He is well known for his large paintings, whose bold simplicity and heightened colors are considered as precursors to Pop Art.

Wikidata identifier

Q919265

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, collagist, graphic artist, painter, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500022493

Names

Alex Katz

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