Alex Katz

Ada and Alex (1980)

The painter Alex Katz has made so many wonderful paintings of his muse, his wife, Ada. He is considered a pop artist, known for his smooth, reductionist paintings, mainly portraits. Ada's fashion lends a classic contemporary style to his portraits of her. Here are some nice examples:

The Black Dress (1960)

Blue Umbrella 2 (1972)

Brisk Day (1990)


Orange Hat (1990)

Ada in Hat (1990)

January (1994)

Black Scarf (1996)