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Hong Kong Hosts First Major Exhibition by Painter Alex Katz

Hong Kong Hosts First Major Exhibition by Painter Alex Katz “Katz’s seminal minimal figurative aesthetic not only anticipated the Pop Art explosion in New York in the 1960s but also influenced generations of artists around the world,” said Yuki Terase, Head of Contemporary Art, Asia, in a press release. Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery 5/F One Pacific […]

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Alex Katz interview with Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins

  “Only a painter could look at a large-scale architectural project as if it were a canvas. It’s one explanation, at least, as to why Alex Katz isn’t sweating the permanent installation of 17 large-scale paintings across the 400-foot train platform at the 57th Street subway station.”   https://www.interviewmagazine.com/art/alex-katz-looks-at-art-at-92nd-street-y

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Eric Fischl installed at Octavia Art Gallery

Eric Fischl: Octavio Art Gallery

Octavia Art Gallery New Orleans December 1, 2018 – January 26, 2019 https://www.octaviaartgallery.com/exhibitions/eric-fischl Eric Fischl perfectly captures ‘unsettling human quirks’ “…but the mostly collage-like works here and in other recent shows reflect a tersely fluid, near finger-painterly quality of gesture appropriate to figures who […] inhabit a familiar world that seems to be shifting under […]

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The Tulsa Voice, Joe Andoe Horse

Joe Andoe: Timeless Calamity

Andoe’s paintings have always been minimal. He distills the essence of figures and objects from memory onto dreamlike fields of monochrome. Many of his landscapes are angled as if the viewer is glancing out the window of a moving car. Done in color or black and white, they resemble the outskirts of Tulsa as seen […]

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ARoS Aarhus Art Museum: 40 gigantic works by Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel: Aktion Paintings 1985-2017 12 October – 3 March 2019 ARoS is presenting the largest Julian Schnabel-exhibition to date in the Scandinavian countries. Many of the artworks are from Schnabel’s own collection and have never been exhibited publicly. Julian Schnabel is seen as one of the leading protagonists of painting in the last half […]

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ALEX KATZ’S: LIFE IN ART

ALEX KATZ’S LIFE IN ART His paintings make us see the world the way he sees it, clear and up close, with all but the most essential details pared away. By Calvin Tomkins “At Cooper, I went from someone who was basically incompetent to being the best painter in the school,” -Alex Katz It took […]

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Scharf Exhibition in UAE Gallery view

KENNY SCHARF: INNER AND OUTER SPACE

KENNY SCHARF: INNER AND OUTER SPACE Leila Heller Gallery: Dubai March 19 – August 31, 2018 “Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the UAE by Kenny Scharf. His new body of work is a reaction to what he perceives as our ‘increasingly out-of-control situation’, depicted by the melting faces […]

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On View: The Early Promise of Alex Katz

How the maverick artist developed his signature style ‘Bather’ from 1959. PHOTO: ALEX KATZ/VAGA, NEW YORK, NY By Alexandra Wolfe “What are you doing painting figuratives?” a young woman asked Alex Katz about his canvases featuring bold, colorful human forms in 1957. (That woman, a research biologist named Ada, later became his wife.) Back then, when Mr. Katz […]

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