Friday, May 6

Alex Katz at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Night House 1, 2013
"Among the more moving art experiences is seeing a painter excel late in life. Alex Katz, 87, is well known for landscapes and portraits that combine direct perception; wet-on-wet speed-painting and scale; and a distinct merging of Pop Art, abstraction and the plein-air tradition. But now he is having one of the best gallery exhibitions of his career, a display of landscape paintings — lately his surest work — that while seeming to modulate his familiar style have a new, more emotional resonance. ..."
NY Times
Gavin Brown's enterprise
WSJ: A Look At Alex Katz’s Late Career
No Sad Songs: Q+A With Alex Katz and Gavin Brown
When Gavin Brown Met Alex Katz: An Artist's New Show Is At An Unexpected Venue

2008 February: Alex Katz, 2010 December: Life Imitates Art, 2012 June: Alex Katz Prints, 2013 April: On Painting: Alex Katz & Felix Vallotton