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Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Ocula Conversation Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Stephanie Bailey, Singapore

STPI's Emi Eu reflects on S.E.A. Focus, an STPI project platforming artists and galleries from Southeast Asia, in the wake of Art Stage's decline in 2019 and ahead of the launch of Singapore's new art fair, Art SG, in October 2020.

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New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Ocula Report New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Kanika Anand, New Delhi

With India Art Fair set to open amid nationwide protests, Kanika Anand introduces shows in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata that express shifting socio-political identities, modes of resistance, and explorations of place-making.

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Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Ocula Insight Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Phoebe Blatton, Berlin

Images from abroad , Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, considers the barriers that exist between depictions of conflict and their viewers.

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b. 1927, USA

Alex Katz Biography

Alex Katz is one of the most significant artists of his generation. A graduate of the prestigious Cooper Union Art School in Manhattan in 1949, Katz was subsequently awarded a scholarship by the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture in Maine. In 1968, Katz moved into an artists’ cooperative building in SoHo, where he has lived and worked ever since, spending his summers in Lincolnville, Maine.

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Common to both Katz’s celebrated portraits and immersive landscapes is a pristine flat surface and an economy of line, first developed by the artist in the 1950s. Katz’s minimal aesthetic was, at this time, both an anticipation of Pop Art and a reaction to the Abstract Expressionist movement. In tandem with his painting practice, Katz continues to explore three-dimensional space with sculptural cutouts—a technique first established by the artist in 1959. He is also a prolific printmaker.

Current Exhibition | London
15 January–22 February 2020

Alex Katz

Exhibition view: Alex Katz, Timothy Taylor, London (15 January–22 February 2020). © Alex Katz/DACS, London/VAGA, New York. Courtesy Timothy Taylor, London/New York.

Alex Katz Featured Artworks

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Gaia by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzGaia, 2018Oil on linen
60 x 120 cm
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Vivien by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzVivien, 1994Etching with aquatint
25 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches
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Coca-Cola Girl 35 by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzCoca-Cola Girl 35, 2018Oil on linen
152.4 x 213.4 cm
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Coca-Cola Girl 33 by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzCoca-Cola Girl 33, 2018Oil on linen
152.4 x 213.4 cm
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Departure (Ada) by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzDeparture (Ada), 2017Cutout from shaped powder-coated aluminium, printed on 2-sides with UV cured archival inks, clear coated, and mounted to white bronze base
57.1 x 21.6 x 6.3 cm
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Coca-Cola Girl 29 by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzCoca-Cola Girl 29, 2018Oil on linen
86.4 x 198.1 cm
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Ada by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzAda, 1991Oil on board
12 x 16 inches
Sold
Miles McEnery Gallery
Field 1 by Alex Katz contemporary artwork
Alex KatzField 1, 2017Oil on board
30.2 x 40.3 x 0.3 cm
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Alex Katz Current & Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Alex Katz, Alex Katz at Timothy Taylor, London
Open Now
15 January–22 February 2020 Alex Katz Timothy Taylor, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, (self) portraits at Parkett, Zurich
Upcoming
22 February–18 July 2020 Group Exhibition (self) portraits Parkett, Zurich Exhibition Space
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show, David Zwirner Books Presents The Paris Review Prints Online Viewing Room at David Zwirner, New York
Closed
11 April–5 May 2019 Group Show David Zwirner Books Presents The Paris Review Prints Online Viewing Room David Zwirner, Online Only

Alex Katz Represented By

Alex Katz In Related Press

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The Colors of the Sixties Related Press The Colors of the Sixties 6 April 2019, Hyperallergic

The eighth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art, as David Breslin, the Director of the Collection, sees it, is 'a place for surprises.' The elegant spaces of the museum's top floor, catching the light off the river through its skylights and glass walls, have felt enchanted ever since it opened in 2015 with the Early Modernist 'Forms...

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'Fashion doomed to fade, but art is forever' Related Press 'Fashion doomed to fade, but art is forever' 27 April 2018, The Korea Times

American artist Alex Katz is known for his distinctive style of portraits featuring sophisticated yet daring women of all ages. The Lotte Museum of Art (LMOA) in southern Seoul presents the first solo exhibition of the 90-year-old artist, who stylises American culture and society such as fashion, beauty and landscape, in Korea. Titled Alex...

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Alex Katz - 'I never had any self-confidence until I was 30' Related Press Alex Katz - 'I never had any self-confidence until I was 30' 10 November 2017, Phaidon

We've loved and admired the work of Alex Katz for a long time now so we were happy to bump into him while checking out some of his new paintings, sculptures and a show of his 1940's Subway Drawings at Timothy Taylor , London a couple of weeks ago. The drawings were made by Katz during his time as an art student at Cooper Union, when he used his...

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Alex Katz’s Subway Drawings Give a Glimpse of 1940s New York Related Press Alex Katz’s Subway Drawings Give a Glimpse of 1940s New York 27 April 2017, Vogue

If you're in New York City and you catch the Q train at the new subway station at 86th Street, you'll glimpse a massive, scowling, photo-realistic portrait of the artist Alex Katz by his friend, the painter/photographer Chuck Close. But Katz's presence can also be felt 30-odd blocks south. That's where, seven decades ago, the artist would cross...

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Alex Katz In Video & Audio

Alex Katz at Timothy Taylor, London Related Video & Audio Alex Katz at Timothy Taylor, London 10 November 2017, Vimeo

Alex Katz (b. New York, 1927) is known world-wide for his unique approach to contemporary representational painting, developed in reaction to the dominance of Abstract Expressionism, prior to the emergence of Pop Art in the USA. This exhibition will contrast over 50 intimate, delicate early pencil drawings with the artist's latest works - a series...

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