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Alex Katz

Sasha, 2016

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32 × 15 1/2 in
81.3 × 39.4 cm
Edition of 90
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Brooklyn
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In the 1950s, when the prominent style was Abstract Expressionism, Alex Katz made a radical …

ArtWise
Brooklyn

Hand signed and numbered out of 90 in pencil by Katz. Stamped in black ink on the reverse reads © …

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Lococo Fine Art
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, ‘Sasha’, 2016, ArtWise
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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 …

ArtWise
Brooklyn

Hand signed and numbered out of 90 in pencil by Katz. Stamped in black ink on the reverse reads © 2016 Alex Katz Lococo Fine Art Publisher.

Medium
Print
Condition
A: Mint
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Lococo Fine Art
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

Sasha, 2016

Serigraph
32 × 15 1/2 in
81.3 × 39.4 cm
Edition of 90
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Brooklyn
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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