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Alex Katz

Anna, 2013

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40 1/5 × 29 9/10 in
102 × 76 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£3,100
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Edition of 40

Alex Katz is known for his amazing portraits of sophisticated women. Unlike most past …

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Edition of 40

Alex Katz is known for his amazing portraits of sophisticated women. Unlike most past sitters this image represents a contemporary woman who is not a celebrity.

This striking and hypnotic black and white portrait of Anna, probably a family fiend, is built solely upon lights and contrasts. She has the …

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Alex Katz
American, b. 1927
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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 paintings are rendered in a flat style that takes cues from everyday visual culture like advertising and cinema, in many ways anticipating both the formal and conceptual concerns of Pop Art. Well known for his many portraits of his wife and muse, Ada, Katz has also dedicated himself to printmaking and freestanding sculptures of cutout figures painted on wood or aluminum.

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Alex Katz is known for his amazing portraits of sophisticated women. Unlike most past …

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Edition of 40

Alex Katz is known for his amazing portraits of sophisticated women. Unlike most past sitters this image represents a contemporary woman who is not a celebrity.

This striking and hypnotic black and white portrait of Anna, probably a family fiend, is built solely upon lights and contrasts. She has the …

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Signature
Signed and numbered
Alex Katz
American, b. 1927
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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 paintings are rendered in a flat style that takes cues from everyday visual culture like advertising and cinema, in many ways anticipating both the formal and conceptual concerns of Pop Art. Well known for his many portraits of his wife and muse, Ada, Katz has also dedicated himself to printmaking and freestanding sculptures of cutout figures painted on wood or aluminum.

Alex Katz

Anna, 2013

Etching
40 1/5 × 29 9/10 in
102 × 76 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£3,100
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