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Alex Katz: 60 Years of Printmaking

May 23 - July 23
Alex Katz

WHAT
The renowned American artist (b.1927) is known for his unique approach to contemporary representational painting, developed during the height of Abstract Expressionism. The exhibition features evocative early landscapes and recent monumental portraits rendered in striking monochrome. The presentation at the gallery’s Pantin venue is the first dedicated to the artist’s printmaking practice, showcasing prints spanning 60 years alongside a selection of stand-alone cutout works.

WHY
The artist’s works are deeply influenced by films, billboard advertising, music, poetry, and a close circle of friends and family, and capture fleeting moments with precision and clarity. This comprehensive survey explores the evolution of technique and themes over six decades, highlighting ongoing innovation. Experience meticulous compositions, which balance intention and spontaneity, to further understand the artist’s enduring legacy.

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Thaddaeus Ropac (Pantin)
69 Avenue du Général Leclerc
Paris, 93500 France

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