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London

National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Portraits
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE
United Kingdom


May 15th, 2010 - September 21st, 2010
 
Ada , Alex KatzAlex Katz, Ada , 2009
© Courtesy of the artist & National Portrait Gallery
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The internationally acclaimed post-war American painter Alex Katz has a distinctive approach to painting the human face. Large scale, pared-down and cropped, his people are the epitome of New York cool. This display presents a group of his recent paintings, seen here for the first time, alongside One Flight Up (1968) a group portrait of the New York intelligentsia in aluminium cut-out form.


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