Alex Katz, ‘Anna’, 2015, Serpentine Galleries
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Alex Katz

Anna, 2015

Oil on linen
48 × 114 in
121.9 × 289.6 cm
Location
London
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Courtesy of Gavin Brown’s enterprise; © Alex Katz, DACS, London/VAGA, New York 2016
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’, 2015, Serpentine Galleries
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Courtesy of Gavin Brown’s enterprise; © Alex Katz, DACS, London/VAGA, New York 2016
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, 2015

Oil on linen
48 × 114 in
121.9 × 289.6 cm
Location
London
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