Ada Katz

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Ada Del Moro Katz (born 1928 in Bronx, New York) is the wife and model of Alex Katz.[1]


She graduated from Brooklyn College with a BS in 1950. She studied at the University of Maryland, and graduated from New York University with an MS in biology in 1955. She worked at Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center. She was a Fulbright Fellow to University of Milan.

She married Alex Katz on 1 February 1958.[2]

In 1979, she co-founded the Eye and Ear Theater.

They donated the bulk of his work to the Colby College Museum of Art.[3]

Her papers are in the Archives of American Art.[4]


  1. ^ Leslie Camhi (August 27, 2006). "Painted Lady Twitter". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Jill Berk Jiminez, Joanna Banham, eds. (2001). Dictionary of artists' models. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-57958-233-3. 
  3. ^ David Cohen (July 19, 2007). "An Artist's Collection". The New York Sun. 
  4. ^ "Ada Katz papers, 1974-1977". SIRIS

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