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ALEX KATZ - Red Dancer 2

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ALEX KATZ
Red Dancer 2

44 h x 88 w

DESCRIPTION: 25-color silkscreen on Saunders Waterford HP high white paper, unframed (edition 31 of 60)

STATEMENT: 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.

Courtesy of Krakow Witkin Gallery Boston.
Overall Dimensions
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Height: 44.00
Width: 88.00
Depth: 0.00
Weight: 0.00

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