Alex Katz, ‘New York, New York - Bicycling in Central Park’, 1983, RoGallery
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Alex Katz

New York, New York - Bicycling in Central Park, 1983

Offset Lithograph
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
.
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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: New York New York - Bicycling in Central Park
Year: 1983

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not 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, ‘New York, New York - Bicycling in Central Park’, 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: New York New York - Bicycling in Central Park
Year: 1983
Medium: Poster
Paper Size: 24 in. x 36 in. (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm)

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not 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

New York, New York - Bicycling in Central Park, 1983

Offset Lithograph
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
.
Sold
Location
Long Island City
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.