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Alex Katz was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1927 from Russian parents. In 1946, Katz entered The Cooper Union Art School in Manhattan, a prestigious college of art, architecture, and engineering.

Alex Katz is a figurative artist. He is known for paintings, sculptures and prints and is represented by numerous galleries internationally. His paintings are divided almost equally into the genres of portraiture and landscape.

Katz's first one-person show was held at the Roko Gallery in 1954. Katz had begun to develop greater acquaintances with the New York School and their allies in the other arts. From 1955 to 1959, usually following a day of painting, Katz made small collages of figures in landscapes from hand-colored strips of delicately cut paper. In the late 1950s, he moved towards greater realism in his paintings. He embraced monochrome backgrounds, which would become a defining characteristic of his style, anticipating Pop Art and separating him from gestural figure painters and the New Perceptual Realism. In 1965, he also embarked on a prolific career in printmaking. Katz would go on to produce many editions in lithography, etching, silkscreen, woodcut and linoleum cut.

Alex Katz's work has been the subject of more than 200 solo exhibitions and nearly 500 group exhibitions internationally since 1951. Katz has received numerous accolades throughout his career. In 2007, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy Museum, New York. In 2005, Katz was the honored artist at the Chicago Humanities Festival's Inaugural Richard Gray Annual Visual Arts Series. The same year, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Colgate University, Hamilton, New York— his second Honorary Doctorate, following one from Colby College, Maine, in 1984.

Works by Alex Katz can be found in over 100 public collections worldwide. Most notably, those in America include: Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo; The Art Institute of Chicago; The Brooklyn Museum; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Des Moines Art Center; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and many others.


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Print, White Lotus 7, Alex Katz

White Lotus 7

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Sculpture, Maine Cow, Alex Katz

Maine Cow

Alex Katz

Sculpture - 124.5 x 184.2 x 26 cm Sculpture - 49 x 72.5 x 10.25 inch

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Print, White Lotus 8, Alex Katz

White Lotus 8

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 6, Alex Katz

White Lotus 6

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 10, Alex Katz

White Lotus 10

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 9, Alex Katz

White Lotus 9

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 5, Alex Katz

White Lotus 5

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 4, Alex Katz

White Lotus 4

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 3, Alex Katz

White Lotus 3

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 2, Alex Katz

White Lotus 2

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, White Lotus 1, Alex Katz

White Lotus 1

Alex Katz

Print - 81.3 x 121.9 cm Print - 32 x 48 inch

$10,214

Print, Ada 6, Alex Katz

Ada 6

Alex Katz

Print - 137.2 x 102.9 cm Print - 54 x 40.5 inch

$17,024

Print, Ada 3, Alex Katz

Ada 3

Alex Katz

Print - 137.2 x 102.9 cm Print - 54 x 40.5 inch

$11,349

Print, Ada 2, Alex Katz

Ada 2

Alex Katz

Print - 102.9 x 137.2 cm Print - 40.5 x 54 inch

$22,698

Print, Ada 1, Alex Katz

Ada 1

Alex Katz

Print - 137.2 x 102.9 cm Print - 54 x 40.5 inch

$24,968

Print, Ada 4, Alex Katz

Ada 4

Alex Katz

Print - 137.2 x 102.9 cm Print - 54 x 40.5 inch

$11,349

Print, Late Summer Flowers, Alex Katz

Late Summer Flowers

Alex Katz

Print - 101.6 x 139.7 x 1 cm Print - 40 x 55 x 0.4 inch

$31,778

Print, Coca-Cola Girl 4, Alex Katz

Coca-Cola Girl 4

Alex Katz

Print - 101.6 x 127 x 1 cm Print - 40 x 50 x 0.4 inch

$24,000

Print, Dancer 3, Alex Katz

Dancer 3

Alex Katz

Print - 152 x 91 x 1 cm Print - 59.8 x 35.8 x 0.4 inch

$24,000

Print, Vivien (On Green) - Guggenheim Show Gathering 2022, Alex Katz

Vivien (On Green) - Guggenheim Show Gathering 2022

Alex Katz

Print - 81 x 61 cm Print - 31.9 x 24 inch

$9,647

Print, Yellow flags on brown  (Albertina 791), Alex Katz

Yellow flags on brown (Albertina 791)

Alex Katz

Print - 61 x 76.2 cm Print - 24 x 30 inch

$11,122

Print, Red Sails, 2008, Alex Katz

Red Sails, 2008

Alex Katz

Print - 34.8 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 13.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$5,675

Print, Landscape, Alex Katz

Landscape

Alex Katz

Print - 66 x 112 x 0.1 cm Print - 26 x 44.1 x 0 inch

$11,349

Print, Goldenrod, Alex Katz

Goldenrod

Alex Katz

Print - 88.9 x 119.4 cm Print - 35 x 47 inch

$20,000

Print, Untitled (Flying Carpet), Alex Katz

Untitled (Flying Carpet)

Alex Katz

Print - 34.8 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 13.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$5,675

Print, Rob, Alex Katz

Rob

Alex Katz

Print - 66 x 38.1 cm Print - 26 x 15 inch

$6,809

Print, Autum 4, Alex Katz

Autum 4

Alex Katz

Print - 168 x 91 cm Print - 66.1 x 35.8 inch

$11,917

Print, William Dunas Dance, Pamela-American Dance Festival, Alex Katz

William Dunas Dance, Pamela-American Dance Festival

Alex Katz

Print - 74.9 x 50.8 cm Print - 29.5 x 20 inch

$1,200

Print, Sunset Cove, Alex Katz

Sunset Cove

Alex Katz

Print - 34.8 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 13.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$5,675

Print, Harbor, Alex Katz

Harbor

Alex Katz

Print - 50.8 x 59.7 x 0.1 cm Print - 20 x 23.5 x 0 inch

$7,661

Print, Ada Purple and Black (Set of Two) - Guggenheim Show Gathering in New York 2022, Alex Katz

Ada Purple and Black (Set of Two) - Guggenheim Show Gathering in New York 2022

Alex Katz

Print - 45 x 59.7 cm Print - 17.7 x 23.5 inch

$17,024

Print, Reflection 2 -  Ropac Paris Pantin 60 Years of Printmaking, Alex Katz

Reflection 2 - Ropac Paris Pantin 60 Years of Printmaking

Alex Katz

Print - 119.4 x 100.3 cm Print - 47 x 39.5 inch

$17,024

Print, Harbor 10, 2006, Alex Katz

Harbor 10, 2006

Alex Katz

Print - 60 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 23.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$7,036

Print, Homage to Degas, Alex Katz

Homage to Degas

Alex Katz

Print - 89 x 178 cm Print - 35 x 70.1 inch

$17,024

Print, House and Barn, 1954/2008, Alex Katz

House and Barn, 1954/2008

Alex Katz

Print - 34.8 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 13.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$5,675

Print, Figures on beach, Alex Katz

Figures on beach

Alex Katz

Print - 34.8 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 13.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$5,675

Print, Grey Ribbon | Ada 3 times from the Alex And Ada Suite, Alex Katz

Grey Ribbon | Ada 3 times from the Alex And Ada Suite

Alex Katz

Print - 82.5 x 91.4 cm Print - 32.5 x 36 inch

$14,186

Print, Wildflowers in Vase, Alex Katz

Wildflowers in Vase

Alex Katz

Print - 50 x 34.8 x 0.1 cm Print - 19.7 x 13.7 x 0 inch

$5,675

Print, Autumn 1, Alex Katz

Autumn 1

Alex Katz

Print - 147 x 147 cm Print - 57.9 x 57.9 inch

$15,321

Print, Freesia - Flowers, Alex Katz

Freesia - Flowers

Alex Katz

Print - 121 x 90 cm Print - 47.6 x 35.4 inch

$19,293

Print, Sasha 2, Alex Katz

Sasha 2

Alex Katz

Print - 86 x 86 x 0.1 cm Print - 33.9 x 33.9 x 0 inch

$12,484

Print, Sissel, 2006, Alex Katz

Sissel, 2006

Alex Katz

Print - 50.8 x 59.7 x 0.1 cm Print - 20 x 23.5 x 0 inch

$7,036

Print, Pink Kym, Alex Katz

Pink Kym

Alex Katz

Print - 61 x 48.5 cm Print - 24 x 19.1 inch

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Print, Night: William Dunas Dance (Pamela) Suite, Alex Katz

Night: William Dunas Dance (Pamela) Suite

Alex Katz

Print - 63.5 x 78.7 cm Print - 25 x 31 inch

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Print, Ada 8 (from the Ada Portfolio), Alex Katz

Ada 8 (from the Ada Portfolio)

Alex Katz

Print - 102.9 x 137.2 x 2.5 cm Print - 40.5 x 54 x 1 inch

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Print, Vincent, Alex Katz

Vincent

Alex Katz

Print - 38.1 x 53.3 x 1.27 cm Print - 15 x 21 x 0.5 inch

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Print, Kate, Alex Katz

Kate

Alex Katz

Print - 114.9 x 74 x 1 cm Print - 45.2 x 29.1 x 0.4 inch

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Print, Sasha 2, Alex Katz

Sasha 2

Alex Katz

Print - 86.4 x 86.4 x 2.5 cm Print - 34 x 34 x 1 inch

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The year of birth of the artist is: 1927