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Alex Katz: Gathering

Alex Katz- Gathering

Oct 23, 2022 @ 11:00 am - Feb 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Guggenheim
1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$25, $18/students & seniors, Free/kids under 12

Staged in the city where 95-year-old artist Alex Katz has lived and worked his entire life, and prepared with the close collaboration of the artist, this retrospective fills the museum’s stunning Frank Lloyd Wright rotunda.  Encounter works fusing the energy of Abstract Expressionist canvases with the American vernaculars of the magazine, billboard, and movie screen. Meet New Yorker poets, artists, critics, dancers, and filmmakers who have animated the cultural avant-garde from the postwar period to the present.

Encompassing paintings, oil sketches, collages, drawings, prints, and freestanding “cutout” works, the exhibition begins with the artist’s intimate sketches of riders on the New York City subway from the late 1940s and culminates in the rapturous, immersive landscapes that have dominated his output in recent years.

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