Ada and Alex Katz donate paintings from their collection to Colby College Museum of Art

David Cohen reports in The New York Sun: “In 2004, Alex Katz, who turns 80 next week, launched a foundation to collect contemporary art. This is something he and his wife, Ada, had been doing for some years, presenting works, for instance, to the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. But the main recipient of a concentrated period of recent purchases has been the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine, where a new exhibit shows off the bulk of his donations.” Read more.

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