Alex Katz, ‘Sweatshirt 2’, 1990, David Benrimon Fine Art
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Alex Katz

Sweatshirt 2, 1990

Screenprint in colors
36 × 28 in
91.4 × 71.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
New York
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About the work

In the 1950s, when the prominent style was Abstract Expressionism, Alex Katz made a radical …

David Benrimon Fine Art
New York

From the complete portfolio, Alex and Ada, the 1960s to the 1980s, comprising eight screenprints in …

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Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
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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, ‘Sweatshirt 2’, 1990, David Benrimon Fine Art
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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 …

David Benrimon Fine Art
New York

From the complete portfolio, Alex and Ada, the 1960s to the 1980s, comprising eight screenprints in colors and justification page, 1990, each signed in pencil and numbered 119/150 (total edition includes 30 artist's proofs), on Arches Roll Stock Rag paper, with the ink-stamp of the printer Styria Studios, Inc., …

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
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

Sweatshirt 2, 1990

Screenprint in colors
36 × 28 in
91.4 × 71.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
New York
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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