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Alex Katz

Julia and Alexandra, 1983

Screenprint
37 × 74 in
94 × 188 cm
Edition 7/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
Long Island City
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About the work

In the 1950s, when the prominent style was Abstract Expressionism, Alex Katz made a radical …

RoGallery
Long Island City

Artist: Alex Katz, American (1927 - )
Title: Julia and Alexandra
Year: 1983
Medium: Screenprint on …

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Print
Condition
Very good
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil.
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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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.

Alex Katz, ‘Julia and Alexandra’, 1983, RoGallery
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About the work

In the 1950s, when the prominent style was Abstract Expressionism, Alex Katz made a radical artistic statement by choosing a more traditional subject: people. His “big face portraits,” as they were affectionately called at the time, were almost always larger than life in size, reflective of the monumental canvases …

RoGallery
Long Island City

Artist: Alex Katz, American (1927 - )
Title: Julia and Alexandra
Year: 1983
Medium: Screenprint on Arches, signed and numbered in pencil
Edition: 75
Size: 37 x 74 in. (93.98 x 187.96 cm)

Printer: Styria Studio Inc., NY
Publisher: Artist and Styria Studio, NY

Medium
Print
Condition
Very good
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil.
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
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

Julia and Alexandra, 1983

Screenprint
37 × 74 in
94 × 188 cm
Edition 7/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Long Island City
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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