Alex Katz, ‘Seagull’, 2010, Weng Contemporary
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Alex Katz

Seagull, 2010

Linocut
50 4/5 × 35 9/10 in
129 × 91.2 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
€6,000
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Alex Katz has been painting portraits for nearly 50 years, synthesizing a kind of color field …

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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, ‘Seagull’, 2010, Weng Contemporary
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About the work
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Alex Katz has been painting portraits for nearly 50 years, synthesizing a kind of color field abstraction with realism. As the artist and his wife summered in the bucolic landscape of Maine, the landscape and wildlife has also become a trademark subject.

“Main is really a state of consciousness, where I can paint …

Medium
Print
Condition
Mint
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered
Certificate of authenticity
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

Seagull, 2010

Linocut
50 4/5 × 35 9/10 in
129 × 91.2 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
€6,000
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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