This subtle portrait represents Christine Turlington, the famous top model, who is also the artist's muse. Along with Christine Tarlington and Kate Moss, Alex Katz has collaborated with famous figures from fashion and cinema to produce a series of fashion images.
Katz worked on a fashion campaign with the model for her own line Nuala, which resulted in the production of the set of illustrations. Christy Turlington has appeared in artist's work on various occasions and continues to inspire the artist. Through the fashion portraits Alex Katz explores the theme of fashion and glamour and continues his quest to celebrate style as content.
“I've always been interested in fashion because it's ephemeral.„