Tag Archives: Alex Katz

Alex Katz, Double Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg, 1959, oil on canvas, 66 x 85½ inches. PAUL J. SCHUPF LL.D. '06, HAMILTON, N.Y. LIFETIME TRUST, GREGORY O. KOERNER TRUSTEE

‘Like Feeling Lust for the First Time’: Colby College Presents the Young Alex Katz

“Brand-New and Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s,” a splendid survey show comprised of paintings, collages, and cutouts that opened this past weekend at the Colby College Museum of Art, in Waterville, Maine, could not be more aptly titled. Sixty-some … Read More

Market price check
Katz's Blue Angle, 2014.


Price Check: Kelly at Matthew Marks, Katz at Mary Ryan and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Price Check is a recurring column that looks into the price of works currently on view at commercial galleries. Have they sold? For how much? Are either or both of these answers shocking compared to the amount the works sold for … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
SIggi Hofer's Oh Heaven...Six Children and No Bread.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MAY 19Opening: Alex Katz at Mary Ryan “Modern and wonderful,” Calvin Klein says of this show, in which artist Alex Katz will debut nine original, extremely large, monochromatic screen prints at 80 x 30 inches, most of which feature women … Read More

John Cage.


Morning Links: John Cage Edition

“Muse of Art Criticism Reportedly Hospitalized for ‘Nervous Exhaustion.’” This story was not originally reported by Reuters. [The Huffington Post]Creator of the world’s most difficult maze, Kazuo Nomura, has drawn up a new maze (version 2.0) after a 30-year break. [CNET]“Making … Read More


Matisse as ‘The Apostle of the Ugly,’ and ‘Good American Paintings Are Like the Stock Market’

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Uniting Sandy’s Survivors (and Friends)

An exhibition in Brooklyn marks the anniversary of the superstorm with artwork elegaic and festive Read More

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Image on home page: Deborah Kass, Four Barbras, 1992, silkscreen on canvas. Photo: Kendall Mills. Courtesy the Artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York.

Let My People Show: Welcome to ‘Jew York’

Jewish art geography, from Aleph and Arbus to Robert Zimmerman Read More


‘You Become Better with Age’

Artists who are going strong at 80 and up find that old age offers freedom, self-assurance, and room to explore Read More

Looking at Art
Northview, 2000. 
The arrangement of noncommunicative figures reflects the influence of Vuillard.

Strange Bedfellows

From Fairfield Porter to David Park to Lisa Yuskavage and Peter Doig, contemporary artists have been riffing on Vuillard Read More

Archived Reviews Books
Self-Portrait I, 2009, Self-Portrait II, 2009–10, and Self-Portrait III, 2009, three of Close’s monumental oils. PRESTEL, 2010

Ready for His Close-Up

Chuck Close: Life
By Christopher Finch
Prestel, 352 pages, $34.95 Read More

Vogue's editor took off her sunglasses for a portrait by Alex Katz, Anna Wintour, 2009. ©ALEX KATZ/COURTESY TIMOTHY TAYLOR GALLERY, LONDON

Made Without Shades

Alex Katz looks behind Anna Wintour's signature sunglasses. Read More


A New Creativity?

Now that the days of glitz and glamour in the art market are over, how will creativity be affected? Some artists, curators, museum directors, and dealers predict a new seriousness. Others warn against bohemian fantasy. But all agree the conversation has changed. Read More


Moonlight Sonata

For many artists, a day job is not just a way of keeping body and soul together—it also feeds and sustains their creative work. Read More


Looking After Their Own

Artists keep examples of their own work for reasons that range from accident to serendipity to—in a few cases—good planning. Read More