The enigma of Alex Katz
In a survey of his prints on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Alex Katz shows his inner Don Draper, TV’s enigmatic advertising executive
Here’s what to like about the work of Alex Katz, a survey of whose prints is on show at the Museum of Fine Arts: Large color blocks. Exquisite, often unexpected harmonies. The pleasures of visual distillation in an era, an epoch, of visual onslaught. Humor. A powerful sense of place. A light spirit. An unapologetic sense of beauty.