Timeline


1927
Born July 24 in Brooklyn, New York.
 
 
1928
Moves to St. Albans, Queens.
 
 
1946-49
Studies at The Cooper Union, New York.
 
 
1949-50
Studies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.
 
 
1954
First one-person show at Roko Gallery, New York.
 
 
1955
Makes first collages.
 
 
1968
Moves to present home and studio in New York.
 
 
1974
Alex Katz Prints, a traveling exhibition organized by The Whitney Museum of American Art.
 
 
1986
Alex Katz, a traveling retrospective exhibition organized by The Whitney Museum of American Art.
 
 
1988
Alex Katz: A Print Retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
 
 
1995
Alex Katz: American Landscape at Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany.
 
 
1996
Alex Katz at I.V.A.M. Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain.
 
Alex Katz: A Drawing Retrospective, a traveling exhibition at Munson-Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York.
 
Alex Katz Under the Stars: American Landscapes 1951-1995, organized by the Institute for Contemporary Art/P.S. 1 Museum.
 
 
1998
Alex Katz: Twenty-Five Years of Painting at The Saatchi Collection, London, England, January 15 - April 12.
 
 
1999
Alex Katz at Galleria Civica Di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy, November - January.
 
 
2000
Regarding Alex Katz at Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, July 15 - September 10.
 
 
2001
Alex Katz Small Paintings traveling exhibition organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Addison Gallery of American Art, and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
 
 
2002
Alex Katz- In Your Face at Kunst-Und Ausstellungshalle Der Bundesrepublik, Bonn, Germany, May 9 - August 18.
 
 
2003
Alex Katz - Cutouts at Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, February 13 - April 27.
 
 
2004
Alex Katz: Cartoons and Paintings at the Albertina Museum Vienna, Austria, December 16, 2004 - February 20, 2005.
 
 
2005
Alex Katz at the Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Malaga, Spain, March 4 - June 12.
 
Alex Katz' Collages at the Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, Maine, June 27 - September 28.
 
 
2006
Alex Katz in Maine traveling exhibition organized by the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine.
 
Alex Katz: The Sixties at PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, NY, April 27 - June 17.
 
Alex Katz in European Collections at Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany, September 3 - January 28.
 
Alex Katz Paints Ada 1957-2005 at The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, October 27, 2006 - March 18, 2007.
 
Alex Katz: Woodcuts and Linocuts at the Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, October 12, 2006 - January 28, 2007.
 
 
2007
Alex Katz: New York at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, February 27 - May 20.
 
 
2008
Alex Katz: Seeing, Drawing, Making traveling exhibition organized by The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida.
 
 
2009
Alex Katz: An American Way Of Seeing traveling exhibition organized by the Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland; Musée Grenoble, Grenoble and the Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany.
 
 
2010
Alex Katz Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery, London, May 13 - September 21.
 
Alex Katz Prints at the Albertina, Vienna, May 28 - September 19.
 
Alex Katz: New Works at the Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine, June 12 - December 31.
 
Alex Katz: Prints, Paintings, Cutouts at the Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, October 5, 2010 - April 3, 2011.

Luc Tuymans: A Vision of Central Europe in Bruge, Belgium, October 22, 2010 - January 23, 2011.
 
Alex Katz at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, December 16, 2010 - December 11, 2011.


2011
Alex Katz at the Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany, January 20, 2011 - April 9, 2012.

Alex Katz: Naked Beauty at the Kestnergesellschaft Hanover, November 25, 2011 - February 5, 2012.

2012
Alex Katz at the Tate St. Ives, May 19, 2012 - September 23, 2012, traveling to the Turner Contemporary, Margate, October 6, 2012 - January 13, 2013.