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Alex Katz

[American Pop Artist, born in 1927]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteColby College Museum of Art, Maine
32 works online

Notable SiteColby College Museum of Art, Maine
Canoe, 1974

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteAlex Katz at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina
Alex (Self Portrait)

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Edwin Denby, 1964

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Beach Scene, ca.1957

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
untitled (Skowhegan, Maine landscape), 1960

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Scroll down the alphabetical list for 5 works by Katz

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Kenneth Koch

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
7 works online

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
Flash slideshow; Click "Works on Paper" and navigate to work #21

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jacobs Gallery at Georgetown College, Kentucky
Woman in Gray Striped Jacket, 1981

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Cow, 1984

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Coleman Pond II, 1995

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University
Click "Preview Tour" to see works from this 2004 exhibition

Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Black and Gold, 2007

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Red Band

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Scheringa Museum voor Realisme, Spanbroek, Netherlands
(Click on the artwork titles, not the thumbnails)

Seavest Collection of Contemporary American Realism
Dark Glasses, 1989

The Albertina, Vienna
Jessica, 2007

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Red Coat, 1972

University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Self-Portrait with Sunglasses, 1969

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
3 works online when last checked

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Ada at Table (recto view)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

Crown Point Press

Time Magazine Cover Archive
John Updike, 1982

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Alex Katz  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Art Interview Online Magazine
Interview with the artist (a longer version is available if you subscribe to the website)

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Interview with the artist

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Alex Katz: Small Paintings

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Woods in Twilight, 2002
Alex and Ada

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Aqua Sweatshirt, 1983

Vincent and Sunny, 1967

Journal of Contemporary Art Online
Interview with the artist

Alex Katz at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1969 interview from the Oral History project

Smithsonian Magazine
"Alex Katz Is Cooler Than Ever"

The Brooklyn Rail
Interview with the artist

The New York Observer
"Two Wonderful Shows: Painter Alex Katz Having Big Summer", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Alex Katz's Attack Of Nine-Foot Women Cheerfully Grotesque", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
look inside

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