Alex Katz

Orange Hat, 1960
Ted Berrigan, 1967
September Afternoon, 1994
Have you guys seen the website where you can make yourself a cartoon character from Mad Men? It's deliciously and dangerously fun. And it got me thinking about the work of Alex Katz, which I find to be mesmerizing and oddly pleasing. Looking at his work it's almost as if you've stepped into some comforting cartoon world, but for adults. If only my trip to the DMV this afternoon could take place in an Alex Katz cartoon...

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