Alex Katz is known for his amazing female portraits. Unlike most past sitters this image represents a contemporary woman who is not a celebrity. Diana presents Katz's new take on portraiture.
Means of social media have expanded the notion of “celebrity”, everyone can be in spotlight these days! Diana represents the emblematic aesthetics of Katz's portrature. The flat fields of color and clean lines reveal the strong, sophisticated and captivating beauty of the sitter.
“Painting seems an old man's business. After a certain time you're out of it, and you just paint masterpieces.„