Alex Katz (American, 1927)

Alex Katz

American | 1927

Alex Katz is an American Postwar & Contemporary painter who was born in 1927. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Uffizi Galleries, The Uffizi have featured Alex Katz's work in the past.Alex Katz's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 50 USD to 4,151,448 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 4,151,448 USD for Blue Umbrella I, sold at Phillips London in 2019. Alex Katz has been featured in articles for Art Asia Pacific, ArtLyst and The New York Times. The most recent article is Dallas Art Fair and Dallas Museum of Art Announce Eighth Annual Acquisition Program Selections written for ArtDaily in April 2024.

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Current Exhibitions

Spring Exhibition

Feb 01,2024 - Apr 27,2024

Alex Katz: Wedding Dress

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Portland | Maine | USA
Jun 30,2023 - Jun 02,2024


Gavin Brown Donates Gallery Archive to Bard College’s Center for Curatorial Studies
Dallas Art Fair and Dallas Museum of Art Announce  Eighth Annual Acquisition Program Selections
Highlights from Art Basel Hong Kong 2024


..Well-known for his female portraits, landscapes, as well as outdoor and night scenes, Katz always paints with simplicity, creating clearly outlined forms...

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Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, Marais

..Although primarily known for his large-scale flat portraiture, the artist has been painting from nature since the early 1950s...

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Pace New York (508 West 25th Street)

..1927), known for his bold, hard-edged figurative paintings and prints, is one of the most celebrated artists of his generation...

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

..A major figure in the world of American figurative art over the past 60 years, Alex Katz is known for his large scale paintings, sculptures, and prints...

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Bellevue Arts Museum

..An American painter and graphic artist, Alex Katz is best known for his unique realist style...

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Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art

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