Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour, by Alex Katz, 2009 - NPG 6908 - © Alex Katz, DACS, London/VAGA, New York 2018

© Alex Katz, DACS, London/VAGA, New York 2018

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Anna Wintour

by Alex Katz
oil on linen, 2009
60 in. x 84 in. (1524 mm x 2134 mm)
Purchased with help from the Art Fund, 2010
Primary Collection
NPG 6908

On display in Room 35 at the National Portrait Gallery

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  • Anna Wintour (1949-), Editor of American Vogue. Sitter in 2 portraits.

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  • Alex Katz (1927-), Artist. Artist of 1 portrait.

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Born in Brooklyn in 1927, Katz is one of America's most respected and influential senior artists. Based on studies from life, this is the first time Wintour had sat for a portrait. Katz said: 'Some people you want to paint, others you don't... Painting Anna was like shooting a fish in a barrel. There was no way I could miss it. She's made to order. Highly styled'.

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