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This Week at the CMA: MIX: Model, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, Film: Documentary Double Feature

Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!

MIX: Model
Sat, 5/6
Fashion meets interior design when the International Interior Design Association’s Product Runway fashion show returns to the museum for this special Saturday MIX.

Wed, 5/3
See two films about groundbreaking American painters: What about Style? Alex Katz: A Painter’s Painter (#CMAkatz) and Everybody Knows . . . Elizabeth Murray.

Alfredo Jaar
Through Sun, 8/6
Chilean-born artist Alfredo Jaar’s digital animation A Logo for America was commissioned by The Public Art Fund and shown for the first time as a Spectacolor sign in Times Square in New York in 1987. The video shown here documents the original presentation as well as three subsequent public installations in New York (2014), Mexico City (2015) and London (2016).

Open Now: Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s
Through Sun, 8/6
Discover Alex Katz’s innovative paintings of the 1950s in the first major museum exhibition of these works. Combining abstraction with recognizable imagery, Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes foreshadowed the development of Pop Art. 

Through Sun, 8/13
Explore some of the most visually exciting and technically innovative prints ever made from Atelier 17, an experimental workshop for modernist printmakers during the mid-twentieth century. 
 

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