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Alex Katz, ‘New Year's Eve’, 1992, Heritage Auctions
Alex Katz, ‘New Year's Eve’, 1992, Heritage Auctions

Published by Simmelink/Sukimoto Editions, Los Angeles

Condition Report: Small 1" scratch to the upper right extreme edge; two small 1" scratches to the extreme edge of the center right; two small 1" scratches to the lower left; small 1" scratch to the upper left corner. Verso not examined. Print Grade: 7/10. Mounted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 44.25 X 40.5 Inches

Signature: Signed and numbered in pencil lower left

Image rights: Courtesy of Heritage Auctions

About Alex Katz

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.

American, b. 1927, New York, New York, based in New York, New York