John Alexander

This Year's 'Take Home a Nude'

July 11, 2017

In October, John Alexander will be honored at the New York Academy of Art’s Take Home a Nude gala—the only benefit that accentuates its silent auction with naked models and stilt walkers. The event, held at Sotheby’s, will feature more than 200 works, with the proceeds benefiting the Academy. 


Art Daybook: A Beautifully Patriotic Dunce

July 4, 2017 - Molly Gletzner

Beaumont native John Alexander, who has lived and worked in New York since the late 1970s, has always painted lush landscapes that are always more than just pretty. Birds are a signature, too, and characters in dunce caps.


Not Your Elegant Oysters: John Alexander at Guild Hall

July 16, 2013 - Jennifer Landes

There is a primitive quality to this work that can overshadow the skill with which it is painted


Inspired by Nature, Tweaked With Satire

June 28, 2013 - Karlin Lipson

On a sunny afternoon last month, John Alexander sat in his studio in Amagansett, surveying a boatload of motley figures on a large painting in progress he had titled “Lost Souls.”