Alex Katz landscape exhibit opens at the High Museum of Art

White House 2, 2012, oil on linen, 126 x 96 inches.

Collection of the artist. © Alex Katz/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Alex Katz may be best known for his stylized portraiture—he’s painted the likes of Anna Wintour and Kate Moss—but the octogenarian has also been creating landscapes since the 1950s. He started with collages of cut paper before moving on to large, vibrant oil paintings, which strip away details to envelop the viewer not just in a place, but in a moment. This...

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