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Morris Katz

 (1931 - 2010)
Morris Katz was active/lived in New York.  Morris Katz is known for instant art-modernist figurative, portrait-palette knife and toilet paper.

Morris Katz

The World’s Fastest Painter
Artsy Editorial
By Abigail Cain
Jan 6th, 2017 9:16 pm

Thirty seconds. That’s just enough time for the average athletic person to run the 200-meter dash.

For Morris Katz, it was enough to finish an entire painting.

On May 9th, 1988, the New York artist set a new world record by painting a 12- by 16-inch canvas of a child in the snow in just half a minute. (It took an additional eight seconds to frame it.) And that wasn’t the only distinction granted to Katz by the Guinness Book of World Records—his name appeared alongside Pablo Picasso’s under the heading for “Most Prolific Painters.” The Spanish master is estimated to have completed some 13,500 paintings in his life; when  ...  Displaying 750 of 8357 characters.

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About  Morris Katz

Born:  1931 - Galicia, Poland
Died:   2010 - The Bronx, New York City
Known for:  instant art-modernist figurative, portrait-palette knife and toilet paper