Alex Katz

Diana

Alex Katz

Diana

Price: $8,000.00

Price excludes VAT
Framing not included

Details

Technique:
Linocut
Year:
2014
Edition Size:
70
Dimensions:
92.0 x 95.0 cm (36.4 x 37.4 in)
Signature:
Signed and numbered

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About the Artwork

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.

"Painting seems an old man's business. After a certain time you're out of it, and you just paint masterpieces."

Alex Katz

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.

About the Artist

Weng Contemporary Katz Artists Signature Shot

Alex Katz (born 1927, New York, USA) is the outstanding protagonist of figurative painting, and one of the most influential international artists. During 1980s Alex Katz was considered to be one of the founders of the Pop Art movement, nevertheless he pursued developing his own independant style.

About the printing Technique

Silkscreen

Silkscreen is the process of using a mesh-based stencil to apply ink onto a substrate, the technique is also known as the screen print.