Black Hats – Alex Katz

Artist: Alex Katz
Title: Black Hats
Year: 2011
Medium: Screenprint.
Size: 28 7/10 × 72 in (72.8 × 182.9 cm)
Edition of 50

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Description

Alex Katz style can be characterized as 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.