Alex Katz, ‘Black Dress Portfolio’, 2015, Richard Levy Gallery
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Alex Katz

Black Dress Portfolio, 2015

Set of 9 color silkscreen prints
80 × 30 in
203.2 × 76.2 cm
Edition 33/35
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
Albuquerque
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Provenance
Richard Levy Gallery
Albuquerque

The Black Dress portfolio consists of nine prints each depicting a monumental female figure wearing …

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Print
Condition
Pristine condition - unframed in original packaging.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Series
Black Dress
Publisher
Lococo Fine Art Publisher
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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Richard Levy Gallery
Albuquerque

The Black Dress portfolio consists of nine prints each depicting a monumental female figure wearing a black dress. The title of each image is inspired by the subject's name (Cecily, Sharon, Yi, Oona, Yvonne, Ulla, Ruth, Carmen, Christy). The edition was hand silk screened in 24-37 colors on Saunders Waterford 425 …

Medium
Print
Condition
Pristine condition - unframed in original packaging.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
Black Dress
Publisher
Lococo Fine Art Publisher
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

Black Dress Portfolio, 2015

Set of 9 color silkscreen prints
80 × 30 in
203.2 × 76.2 cm
Edition 33/35
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Albuquerque
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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