Artist

Alex Katz

Nationality

American

Artist Dates

b. 1927

Title of Work

Alex Katz

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Date of Work

1978

Medium

Postcard

Height

4"

Width

6"

Collection/Provenance

Art& Design Study Collection, James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: FF_012_C

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Alex Katz was born in 1927 in Brooklyn, New York. Katz studied at the Cooper Union Art School from 1946 to 1949 where he was awarded a scholarship to study at Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. He is best known for his large-scale, pop art influenced paintings that involve portraiture and landscape. Alex Katz has work publicly displayed in Times Square, Foley Square, Harlem Station, the New York Taxi Project and Creative Time. Permanent collections that have Alex Katz's work include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum and several others around the world.

Additional Information

Artists' Postcards Series II

Black and white photograph of Alex Katz himself smiling from the shoulders up. Bottom right is signed/printed with the postcard image "Best Wishes Alex Katz" in red.

UND Art Collections owns 1 copy of this postcard.


Postcard Reverse


Text in upper left hand corner of postcard:

Alex Katz, Alex Katz

Photograph

© Artists' Postcards 1978, N.Y.C.


Text in top center of postcard:

Artists' Postcards Logo


Text in bottom left of postcard:

Exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, Fall 1978


Four address lines are located on the bottom right side of the postcard.

Condition

Very good

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