Alex Katz | the artist

The artist Alex Katz
Born July 24 1927, Brooklyn New York, USA.
Lives and works in New York, .

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Printmakers,

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Works in the TATE collection

"My theory is that if you get the surfaces right, you get everything else right. I want style, the manner of painting, to be the dominant function. Style is part of the thing of elegance, the look that New York painting has. You find its epitome in Jackson Pollock. Big, not small or fussy. Pizazz. Count Basie seems like New York style, you know?"

Alex Katz is best known for his eye-catching, large-scale portraits, figures, and landscapes, but he has also painted intimate works, and makes small "sketches" using oil paint on Masonite board, for every large painting…

Portrait of Neil Welliver’ and other works

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