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Weng Contemporary
Zug

While Katz is primarily known for his portraiture, nature is a subject the artist has painted consistently since the early 1950s. Katz explores the volumes and colors created by natural light, the views he finds are more instinctive than descriptive.

"Part of what I'm about is seeing how I can paint the same …

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

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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Late Summer Flowers, 2013

Silkscreen
40 × 55 in
101.7 × 139.8 cm
Edition of 50
.
€15,000
Location
Zug
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WC
Weng Contemporary
Zug

While Katz is primarily known for his portraiture, nature is a subject the artist has painted …

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

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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