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Alex Katz

Author: Alex Katz; Robert Storr; Carter Ratcliff; Iwona Blazwick
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2005.
Series: Contemporary artists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alex Katz is a towering figure in contemporary painting, a key New York-based artist since the early 1960s. Katz was an independent figure during the heyday of Abstract Expressionism and Pop when he first emerged--and remains a unique, though highly influential figure. Alex Katz is best known for his distinct portraits of sophisticated, irresistible women, masterfully painted using precise, broad areas of colour.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Interview
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alex Katz; Katz, Alex <1927-> - Critique et interprétation.; Alex Katz; Alex Katz; Alex Katz; Alex Katz; Alex Katz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Katz; Robert Storr; Carter Ratcliff; Iwona Blazwick
ISBN: 0714844071 9780714844077
OCLC Number: 57750919
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm.
Contents: Interview : Robert Storr in conversation with Alex Katz --
Survey : Carter Ratcliff, The art of Alex Katz --
Focus : Iwona Blazwick, Sylvia --
Artist's choice : The New York school poets: Ron Padgett, A man saw a ball of gold, 1966, and Portrait of Alex for Alex, 1970; Ted Berrigan, Telegram, 1969, and A new old song, 1969; James Schuyler, Buried at Springs, 1966, and Salute, 1951; Frank O'Hara, To the harbormaster, 1954, and Poem, 1954; Edwin Denby, Alex Katz paints his north window, c. 1960; Vincent Katz, Vivien, 1998, and London, again, 1998; Anne Waldman, Conglomeration of elegant tendencies, 2004 --
Artists writings : Untitled, 1959; Brand new and terrific, 1961; Jane Freilicher and Alex Katz: a dialogue (extract), 1964; Memoir (to Frank O'Hara), 1967; Artist's statement, 1977; Manners entice: a discussion with Francesco Clemente (extract), 1989; Alex Katz in conversation with Richard Prince (extract), 1991; Reading promotional art, 1993; Interview with David Sylvester, 1997; Starting out, 2002.
Series Title: Contemporary artists.
Responsibility: Carter Ratcliff, Robert Storr, Iwona Blazwick.

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