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    Artist Name:

    Alex Katz

    Nationality & Life Dates:

    American, born 1927


    Winter Landscape 2




    Oil on linen


    120 x 240 inches

    Credit Line:

    Purchase with funds from Alfred Austell Thornton in memory of Leila Austell Thornton and Albert Edward Thornton, Sr., and Sarah Miller Venable and William Hoyt Venable

    Accession Number:



    © Alex Katz / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

    On View - Wieland Pavilion, Skyway Level, Gallery 420
    Alex Katz’s "Winter Landscape 2" combines the painterly qualities of Abstract Expressionism with the flatness of Pop to depict a specific moment of quiet observation that is as atmospheric as it is emblematic of the moment it captures. With bold, confident paint handling and startling simplicity, Katz distills a universal experience into an image that appears both personal and anecdotal.

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