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Alex Katz

Flags, 2013

Woodcut
41 9/10 × 119 7/10 in
106.3 × 304 cm
Edition of 35
This is part of a limited edition set.
€35,000
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Weng Contemporary
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One of Katz’s signature works, Flags, presents a close encounter with stalwart iris blossoms in 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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One of Katz’s signature works, Flags, presents a close encounter with stalwart iris blossoms in the artist’s characteristic flat rendering. The blossoms, painted in black, are set against a white background, creating a tension that unravels an unexpected irreal garden.

"I generally start with oil sketches, …

Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
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

Flags, 2013

Woodcut
41 9/10 × 119 7/10 in
106.3 × 304 cm
Edition of 35
This is part of a limited edition set.
€35,000
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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