Alex Katz
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1927        Born July 24 in Brooklyn, New York.

1928        Moves to St. Albans, Queens.

1946-49  Studies at The Cooper Union, New York.

1949-50  Studies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.

1968          Moved to present home and studio in New York

1972          Guggenheim Fellowship

1972          Cooper Union Professional Achievement Citation

1980          St. Gaudens Medal in Art

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014        Drawings, cartoons, paintings, Albertina, Vienna, Italy (solo)

2013        Alex Katz & Felix Vallotton, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

2013        Selections from the Collection of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain

2012        Alex Katz: Naked Beauty, Kestnergesellschaft Hanover (solo)

2012        Alex Katz, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Wien, Österreich (solo)

2011        Hyper Real - Kunst und Amerika um 1970, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

2011        Alex Katz, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2010        Alex Katz Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, England (solo)

2009        Alex Katz, Musee Grenoble, Grenoble, France (solo)

2009        Alex Katz: Reflections, Museo delle Arti di Catanzaro (MARCA), Calabria, Italy

2008        Art After 1970. From The Albertina, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

2007        “Alex Katz”, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (solo)

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Essl Museum, Österreich, Wien

Museum Moderner Kunst, Österreich, Wien

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, Germany

Musée National d'Histoire et d'Art Luxembourg

National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

Daros Collection, Zurich, Switzerland

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA