This is a really perceptive presentation of the essence of Alex Katz.
It is extraordinary that Alex is receiving such recognition and wide acclaim appealing to all ages, and being recognized around the world for his accomplishments. It is such a testament to his uncompromising faith in his vision, that throughout his long career, he has held fast to the straightforward methods of seeing and painting that have brought him to this satisfying place. He is an inspiration both in the way he creates, and the way he presents himself. He always has something honest and true to say in explaining his process, his subject matter, and his approach to art. The depth of his knowledge, expressed in simple yet cuttingly perceptive words, is startling and refreshing.