kleine katze

The final season of Mad Men begins tonight. Artist Alex Katz presented himself as a Madison Avenue-style suit in this large self-portrait influenced by Pop art and advertising. What do you make of this depiction, from his expression to choice of dress? 

[Alex Katz. Passing. 1962-63. Oil on canvas. 71 ¾ x 6’ 7 5/8" (182.2 x 202.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the Louis and Bessie Adler Foundation, Inc., Seymour M. Klein, President © 2015 Alex Katz]