Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA in 1927
Lives and works in New York


The Cooper Union Annual Artist of the City Award
Cooper Union Art School creates the Alex Katz Visiting Chair in Painting with the endowment provided by the sale of ten paintings donated by the artist
Studies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
Studies at the Cooper Union Art School, New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Voorlinden Museum, Wassenaar (upcoming)
Alex Katz - Retrospective, Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (upcoming)
Biennial de São Paulo (upcoming)
Fosun Foundation, Shanghai (upcoming)
Alex Katz, Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz (upcoming)
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago (upcoming)
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Roma (upcoming)
Focus on: Alex Katz, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Alex Katz, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu
Red Dancers, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Contemporary Conterpoint / Alex Katz. Water Lilies - series Homage to Monet, 2009-2010, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris
Bigger is Better, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz
Alex Katz, curated by Jacob Proctor, Museum Brandhorst, Münich
Artist Rooms, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
Museum Brandhorst, Kunstareal, Münich
Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Dancers and Models, Lotte Museum of Art, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Grass and Trees,Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
Small Paintings, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton
Three Paintings, Peter Blum Gallery, New York
A Life in Print, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue
Cut outs, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Dancers, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Alex Katz: Black and White, Tampa Museum of art, Tampa
Brand- New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
Cartoons, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid
Subway Drawings, Timoty Taylor, New York
Alex Katz: small paintings and drawings 1990 - 2016, Monica De Cardenas, Milano
New Landscapes, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Alex Katz: Small paintings, Center for Maine Contemporary Art
Quick Light, Serpentine Gallery, London
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Present Tense: Sixty Years of Master Drawings, Richard Gray Gallery, New York and Chicago
Alex Katz at the Met, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Alex Katz: Portraits, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid
This is Now, Guggenheim, Bilbao
Black Paintings, Timothy Gallery, London
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
This is Now, High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Brand New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine
Artist Rooms, Tate Modern, London
Drawings, cartoons, paintings, Albertina, Vienna
45 Years of Portraits 1969 - 2014, Gallerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Luciana Brito Galeria, São Paulo
356 S. Mission Road, Los Angeles
Alex Katz: Red Hat
Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid
ARTIST ROOMS Alex Katz, Tate Modern, London
Small paintings 1987-2013, Peter Blum Gallery, New York
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz
Alex Katz New York/Maine, Museum der Moderne Salzburg
Landscapes, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich
Alex Katz & Felix Vallotton, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
Selections from the Collection of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Alex Katz: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor
Alex Katz Prints, Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Colby Museum, Maine
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
Essl Museum, Vienna
Turner Contemporary, Margate
Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York
Museum Ostwall, Dortmund
Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
Prints, Paintings, Cutouts, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Wien
Cool Prints, Jewish Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Face the Music, Gallerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Once life in time, Galleria Javier López, Madrid
Timothy Taylor, London
Albertina, Wien
National Portrait Gallery, London
An American Way of Seeing, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve
Seeing, Drawing, Making, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
Museo delle Arti di Catanzaro (MARCA), Catanzaro
Alex Katz: Seeing, Drawing, Making, The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Pace Wildenstein, New York
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
Galerie Jablonka, Berlin
Subject To Reversal, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz
One Flight Up, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Cutouts, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid
Alex Katz: New York, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Alex Katz in European Collections,  The Langen Foundation Neuss
Scheringa Museum voor Realisme, The Netherlands
Paintings, studies, cartoons, Galeria Toni Tapis, Barcelona
Smile, A cycle of eleven paintings from 1993-94, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York
Alex Katz Paints Ada, Jewish Museum, New York
The Sixties, Pace Wildenstein Gallery, New York
Woodcut and Linocuts, Colby College Museum of Modern Art, Waterville
Small Paintings, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich
New Paintings, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
Texas Gallery, Houston
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
First Sight. Peter Blum Gallery, New York
Man in White Shirt. Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid
Alex Katz in Maine. Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Pinturas recientes. CAC Málaga, Málaga
Stella Art Gallery, Moscow
Cartoons and Paintings. Albertina Museum, Vienna
Small Portraits and Large Landscapes. Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
Flowers and Landscapes. Pace Wildenstein, New York
Portraits. Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
Cut-outs. Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg.
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
In Your Face. Kunst-und Austellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn   
Small Paintings. Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
Galerie Bernd Klüster, Munich
Galeria Mario Siqueira, Braga, Portugal
Small Paintings, travelin exhibition: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy
Andover, Mass. Travelled to Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Galleria Emilio Mazzoli, Modena
Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
The Complete Woodcuts and Linocuts. Peter Blum Gallery, New York
Pace Wildenstein, New York
Smile Again: Paintings of the 60's. Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago
Regarding Alex Katz. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg
Paintings of the 80's, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
Marines And More. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Works on Paper. Brent Sikkema, New York
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento
Change of Scene. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Twentyfive Years of Painting. The Saatchi Collection, London
Portraits, Drawings, Sketches. Kulturring Sundern, Sundern
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
New Works. Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
Under the Stars: American Landscape1951-1995. P.S.1
Contemporary Art Centre, Long Island City, New York
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
Landscapes and Figures. Fred Hoffman Fine Art, Santa Monica
Paintings. Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
Pintura. Galeria Mario Sequeira, Braga
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
Dawn. Peter Blum, New York
Recent Paintings. Marlborough Gallery, New York
Under the Stars: Landscapes1951-1995. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore,Maryland. Traveled to Norton Museum of Art West Palm Beach,F; Portland Musuem of Art, Portland;
Institute for Contemporary Art/P.S. 1 Museum, Long Island City
Alex Katz at Colby College. Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville
Paintings and Works on Paper. Baldwin Gallery, Aspen
American Landscape. Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden
Landscapes 1954-1956. Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Rubenstein/Diacono, New York
Drawings 1946-1989. Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville
Small Paintings. Contemporary Museum, Honolulu
A Drawing Retrospective. Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-
Proctor Institute, Utica, New York Traveled to Colby College Museum of Art,
Waterville, Maine, March; The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Paintings, Drawings and Cutouts. Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Making Faces: Self-Portraits by Alex Katz. North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh.
Traveled to The Newark Museum of Art, New Jersey, J.B. Speed Art
Museum of Art, New Jersey, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville
Galleria Emilio Mazzoli, Modena
Galerie Bernd Klüser, München
Recent Paintings.Institute of Contemporary arts, London
Galleria Emilio Mazzoli, Modena
A Print Retrospective. The Brooklyn Museum, New York
The Seibu Museum of Art, The Seed Hall, Tokyo, Traveled to
Nocturnal Paintings. The Cleveland Museum of Art
Retrospective Exhibition. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York traveled to the Center for the Fine Arts, Miami
Alex Katz Paints a Picture. Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art New York William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland
An Exhibition Featuring Works from the Collection of Paul J. Schupf. Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine and Bowdoin  College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine
Twelve Hours. Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston
Paintings by Alex Katz. Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University
Alex Katz-Process and Development: Small Paintings from the Collection of Paul J. Schupf '58. The Picker Art Gallery, Charles A. Dana Creative Arts Center, Colgate University, Hamilton
Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
Paintings and Drawings 1959-79. Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Rush-An Environmental Wall Piece. Hartnell College Gallery
Salinas, California. Traveled to University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara
Prints. Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto.Centro Colombo-Americano, Bogota
Prints. Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Cutouts. Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Alex Katz in the Seventies. Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Recent Paintings. Fresno Arts Center and Museum, California
Travelled to Art Galleries California state University, Long Beach; Seattle art Museum;
Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada
Galerie Roger d'Amécourt, Paris
Marlborough Fine Art, London
Recent Works from the Collection of Paul J. Schupf. The Picker
Art Gallery, Charles A. Dana Creative Arts Center, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
Prints. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Traveled to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City; The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis
Marlborough Gallery, New York
Reed College Art Gallery, Portland
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Traveled to The Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego; Minnesota
Museum of Art, St. Paul; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford.
Galerie Brusberg, Hannover
Alex Katz at Cheat Lake.  Mont Chateau Lodge, West Virginia University, Morgantown.
Presented by West Virginia University and the West Virginia Arts and Humanities Council
Fischbach Gallery, New York
Thibaut Gallery, New YorK
Flat Statues. Tanager Gallery, New York
The Set for 'George Washington Crossing the Delaware'
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
Stable Gallery, New York
Tanager Gallery, New York
The Sun Gallery, Provincetown
Paintings. Roko Gallery, New York
Paintings. Roko Gallery, New York