Alex Katz, ‘Six Aquatints (Portfolio of 6)’, 2013, Weng Contemporary
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Alex Katz

Six Aquatints (Portfolio of 6), 2013

Aquatint
29 2/5 × 33 9/10 in
74.6 × 86 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
€20,000
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Alex Katz is best known as the master of the cool pose. His close-cropped portraits of family and …

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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.

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Alex Katz is best known as the master of the cool pose. His close-cropped portraits of family and friends have at the same time the glamorous simplicity of billboard advertisements and the allure of movie stills.

"I guess there's a whole part of America I'm missing. I'm not trying to paint everyone, …

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Mint
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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

Six Aquatints (Portfolio of 6), 2013

Aquatint
29 2/5 × 33 9/10 in
74.6 × 86 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
€20,000
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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