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Live from the Guggenheim: Celebrating Alex Katz and Artist Collaborations

… us for an exclusive livestream screening of the program, That Various Field: Alex Katz‘s Creative Communities and the Field of Interdisciplinary Collaboration, which delves into Alex Katz’s engagement in theater, dance, and poetry, currently on view in two exhibitions—Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, at the Colby College Museum of Art, and Alex


Community Draw, featuring Alex Katz: Theater and Dance

Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this costumed figure drawing program, organized by Ticonic Gallery + Studios. At this program, the model and poses will be inspired by works in Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, on view now at the Colby College Museum of Art. All participants at this program will be eligible …


Opening Day Artist Conversation for Alex Katz: Theater and Dance

In celebration of the Colby College Museum of Art exhibition, Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, join us for an opening day conversation between artist Alex Katz, curator Robert Storr, and Michael Novak, Artistic Director of Paul Taylor Dance Company, moderated by Colby Museum Katz Consulting Curator Levi Prombaum.
Storr and Novak will join Katz to …


Art Break: Pas De Deux by Alex Katz

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Glenda Winn, museum docent, will lead the program, focusing on Pas De Deux by Alex Katz, located in the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz.

Talking as a …


Alex Katz/Moby Dick

While he was a student at the Cooper Union, Alex Katz enrolled in a class on illustration. The artist had first read Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby Dick around the age of 13, and he found himself returning to the text in connection with assignments for this course. Moby Dick; or The Whale famously …




Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s

Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s is the largest museum exhibition to showcase Alex Katz’s (b. 1927) innovative portraits, landscapes and still lifes from this pioneering period. Organized by the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine, in close collaboration with Katz, this presentation explores the first decade of the artist …


Visionary Painting: Curated by Alex Katz

Visionary Painting presents a selection of works showing artists in compelling dialogue with the work of Marsden Hartley. Alex Katz (born 1927) credits Hartley with creating “a vision of Maine that dominates people’s minds even today.” Curated by Katz as a companion to Marsden Hartley’s Maine, this exhibition considers how the American modernist …


Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s

One of the most acclaimed artists working today, Alex Katz (b. 1927) surprised the American art world during the 1950s with his refreshingly innovative approaches to painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes. The first museum survey of these pathbreaking works, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s showcases more than 70 key loans from …


Banner Image: Sanford Robinson Gifford, A Twilight in the Adirondacks, 1864, Oil on canvas, 10 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in., The Lunder Collection, 2013.130
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