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ALEX KATZ Dancers | Ariel and other new works 2021 - Frank Fluegel Gallery
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Alex Katz will be 93 years old on 24 July 2020. A new world record for a painting by the American artist Alex Katz was set at the Phillips Auction House in London on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The painting Blue Umbrella I from 1972 fetched £3,375,000 or the equivalent of 4.1 million US dollars. This far exceeded the …

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Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed and numbered on front
Frame
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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.

High auction record
£3.4m, Phillips, 2019
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2021
PortraitsMarlborough New York
2016
Alex KatzSerpentine Galleries
2015
Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950sColby College Museum of Art
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Beauty Print Portfolio (Ulla, Sarah, Ada), 2019

Etching on Somerset Satin White 300 gsm
18 9/10 × 20 1/10 in
48 × 51 cm
Edition of 30
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$20,000 - 30,000
Location
Nuernberg, Kitzbuehel
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Alex Katz will be 93 years old on 24 July 2020. A new world record for a painting by the American …

Medium
Condition
Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed and numbered on front
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Alex Katz
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$30,000+
This work
$0
$31,500+

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.

High auction record
£3.4m, Phillips, 2019
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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