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Upside Down Ada

Artist: Alex Katz

Year: 1965

Medium: Painting

This painting features Katz's wife Ada as his subject. Ada was Katz's favorite subject to paint in expressing flatness, light, and color for around 50 years. In 2006, Katz showed 40 paintings of Ada as part of an exhibition at the Jewish Museum of New York.

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