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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Sandler, Irving, 1925-
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1998
|Named Person:||Alex Katz; Alex Katz; Alex Katz; Alex Katz|
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|Description:||199 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm|
|Contents:||1. New York Schooled in the Fifties --
2. The Scale of the Sixties --
3. The World of a Modern Dandy --
4. Avoiding Boredom --
5. The Decline and Rise of American Realism.
|Responsibility:||by Irving Sandler.|
This retrospective study is the definitive survey. The author, a distinguished art critic, teacher, and historian, has known Katz almost as long as the artist has been painting, and the two worked together to select the paintings, prints, and sculptural cutouts that are reproduced here. Sandler traces the artist's upbringing, his education in art, and his influences among other visual artists, writers, and especially poets.