Silkscreen, edition about just 108 copies worldwide
This commanding silkscreen by Alex Katz is one of the rare examples of his botanicals and a true collector's item. This piece exemplifies Katz's iconic Japanese simplicity and purity of form and is a "must have" for any Katz collector. The large scale and horizontal format of this work allows this piece to be the focal point of any room.
Alex Katz, born in 1927, is an American figural artist best known for his paintings, prints, and sculptures. His style is associated with the Pop art movement; his artwork makes connections to reality and the artificial through the use of smooth high gloss paint and high key colors. Katz’s style transforms subjects of people and scenes of uneventful daily life into elevated iconographic images. Though his sitters were often close friends (he painted his wife Ava frequently) Katz generalizes the features of his subjects and reduces the work to formal properties of light, color, and scale making his art familiar to all possible viewers. Katz’s portraits reveal his ongoing pursuit to depict social interactions and language while his landscapes reveal his fascination with plein air painting.
Katz’s work is also held in the permanent collections of the Tate Modern in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Since 1954, Katz’s work has been the subject of over 200 solo exhibitions internationally.
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