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Alex Katz, ‘Window 5’, circa 1961-1962, Sotheby's
Alex Katz, ‘Window 5’, circa 1961-1962, Sotheby's
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Alex Katz

Window 5, circa 1961-1962

Oil on Masonite
24 × 24 in
61 × 61 cm
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Property from an American Private Collector

Property from an American Private Collector

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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, ‘Window 5’, circa 1961-1962, Sotheby's
Alex Katz, ‘Window 5’, circa 1961-1962, Sotheby's
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About the work
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Property from an American Private Collector

Property from an American Private Collector

Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed
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

Window 5, circa 1961-1962

Oil on Masonite
24 × 24 in
61 × 61 cm
Bidding closed
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