Alex Katz

American, b. 1927

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Bio

New York School painter Alex Katz developed his highly stylized aesthetic in reaction to 1950s Abstract Expressionism, finding his own distinctive resolution between formalism and representation. His brightly colored figurative and landscape

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
£3m, Phillips, 2019
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$15,300
White Impatiens, 2016
Sold on May 26, 2021
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Print
Screenprint in colors on Saunders Waterford paper
142.2 x 177.8 cm
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Realized Price
$15,300
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
2016 Screenprint in colors on Saunders Waterford paper, signed in pencil and numbered 30/70, with the inkstamps of the publisher/printer, Lococo Fine Art Publishing, St. Louis/Brand X Editions, New York, the full sheet. sheet 70 x 56in (177.8 x 142.2cm)
White Impatiens, 2016
Screenprint in colors on Saunders Waterford paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$15,300
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Print
142.2 x 177.8 cm
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Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$15,300
Description
2016 Screenprint in colors on Saunders Waterford paper, signed in pencil and numbered 30/70, with the inkstamps of the publisher/printer, Lococo Fine Art Publishing, St. Louis/Brand X Editions, New York, the full sheet. sheet 70 x 56in (177.8 x 142.2cm)
$11,475
Black Dress 6 (Yvonne), 2018
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Sculpture
Double-sided aluminum sculpture multiple with colors
20.3 x 63.5 x 3.0 cm
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Realized Price
$11,475
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
2018 Double-sided aluminum sculpture multiple with colors, incised signature on top of base, with stamped signature, date and edition number 12/35 and publisher copyright on bottom of base, published by Lococo Fine Art Publisher, St. Louis, Missouri, with publisher's storage box with foam inserts. Figure: 25 x 8 x 1/8in (63.5 x 20.3 x .3cm) Base: 8 x 3 x 3/8in (20.3 x 7.6 x .9cm)
Black Dress 6 (Yvonne), 2018
Double-sided aluminum sculpture multiple with colors
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$11,475
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
20.3 x 63.5 x 3.0 cm
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Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$11,475
Description
2018 Double-sided aluminum sculpture multiple with colors, incised signature on top of base, with stamped signature, date and edition number 12/35 and publisher copyright on bottom of base, published by Lococo Fine Art Publisher, St. Louis, Missouri, with publisher's storage box with foam inserts. Figure: 25 x 8 x 1/8in (63.5 x 20.3 x .3cm) Base: 8 x 3 x 3/8in (20.3 x 7.6 x .9cm)
$9,562
Five Women (Maravell 94), 1977
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Print
Screenprint in colors on Japan paper
117.8 x 45.7 cm
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Realized Price
$9,562
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1977 Screenprint in colors on Japan paper, signed in pencil and numbered 87/100, published/printed by Harry N. Abrams Inc./Chiron Press, New York, the full sheet, framed. sheet 18 x 46 3/8in (45.7 x 117.8cm)
Five Women (Maravell 94), 1977
Screenprint in colors on Japan paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$9,562
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Artwork Info
Print
117.8 x 45.7 cm
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Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$9,562
Description
1977 Screenprint in colors on Japan paper, signed in pencil and numbered 87/100, published/printed by Harry N. Abrams Inc./Chiron Press, New York, the full sheet, framed. sheet 18 x 46 3/8in (45.7 x 117.8cm)
$3,187
Olympic Swimmer (Maravell 86), 1976
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Print
Screenprint in colors on Arches paper
63.5 x 101.2 cm
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Realized Price
$3,187
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1976 Screenprint in colors on Arches paper, signed in pencil and numbered 76/200 (there were also 20 artist's proofs), published by Kennedy Graphics, New York, printed by Chiron Press, New York, Laurence Rosen, the full sheet, framed. sheet 39 7/8 x 25in (101.2 x 63.5cm)
Olympic Swimmer (Maravell 86), 1976
Screenprint in colors on Arches paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$3,187
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Print
63.5 x 101.2 cm
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Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$3,187
Description
1976 Screenprint in colors on Arches paper, signed in pencil and numbered 76/200 (there were also 20 artist's proofs), published by Kennedy Graphics, New York, printed by Chiron Press, New York, Laurence Rosen, the full sheet, framed. sheet 39 7/8 x 25in (101.2 x 63.5cm)
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Boy with Branch 2 (Maravell 80), 1975
Sold on May 26, 2021
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Print
Aquatint in colors on Arches paper
102.2 x 61.0 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1975 Aquatint in colors on Arches paper, signed in pencil and numbered 56/60 (there were also 7 artist's proofs), co-published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, and Marlborough Graphics, Inc., New York, printed by Prawat Laucheron, New York, the full sheet. sheet 24 x 40 1/4in (61 x 102.2cm)
Boy with Branch 2 (Maravell 80), 1975
Aquatint in colors on Arches paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
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102.2 x 61.0 cm
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Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
1975 Aquatint in colors on Arches paper, signed in pencil and numbered 56/60 (there were also 7 artist's proofs), co-published by Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York, and Marlborough Graphics, Inc., New York, printed by Prawat Laucheron, New York, the full sheet. sheet 24 x 40 1/4in (61 x 102.2cm)
HK$500,000
White Rose, 1966
Sold on May 25, 2021
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Painting
oil on masonite laid on board
27.5 x 18.6 cm
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HK$500,000
Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
Description
ALEX KATZ (B. 1927) signed and dated 'Alex Katz 66' (upper right) oil on masonite laid on board 18.6 x 27.5 cm. (7 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.) Painted in 1966
White Rose, 1966
oil on masonite laid on board
May 25, 2021
Christie's
HK$500,000
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Painting
27.5 x 18.6 cm
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Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$500,000
Description
ALEX KATZ (B. 1927) signed and dated 'Alex Katz 66' (upper right) oil on masonite laid on board 18.6 x 27.5 cm. (7 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.) Painted in 1966
$17,640
Black Dress (Oona), 2018
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Sculpture
Cutout from shaped powder-coated aluminum, printed the same on each side with UV cured archival inks, clear coated, and mounted to 1/4 inch stainless steel base
18.7 x 61.0 x 7.6 cm
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Realized Price
$17,640
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Description
Black Dress (Oona), 2018
Cutout from shaped powder-coated aluminum, printed the same on each side with UV cured archival inks, clear coated, and mounted to 1/4 inch stainless steel base
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$17,640
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Sculpture
18.7 x 61.0 x 7.6 cm
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Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
$17,640
$8,190
Jessica (S. 352), 2002
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Sculpture
Screenprint in colors, on aluminum (printed both sides), with metal stand
33.7 x 48.3 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$8,190
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Description
Jessica (S. 352), 2002
Screenprint in colors, on aluminum (printed both sides), with metal stand
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$8,190
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Sculpture
33.7 x 48.3 cm
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Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
$8,190
$12,600
Rose Bud, 2019
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Photography
Archival pigment print in colors, on Crane Museo Max paper
83.5 x 111.8 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$12,600
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Description
Rose Bud, 2019
Archival pigment print in colors, on Crane Museo Max paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$12,600
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Photography
83.5 x 111.8 cm
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Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
$12,600
$7,560
Bicycle Rider, from New York: Eight Contemporary Artist's Celebrate Their City (S. 154), 1982
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Print
Lithograph in colors, on Arches Cover paper
76.2 x 55.9 cm
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Realized Price
$7,560
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Description
Bicycle Rider, from New York: Eight Contemporary Artist's Celebrate Their City (S. 154), 1982
Lithograph in colors, on Arches Cover paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$7,560
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Print
76.2 x 55.9 cm
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Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
$7,560