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Alex Katz, Chance, 2016 (Anne, Vivien, Darinka) , Set of Three

Artist: Alex Katz (1927 - )
Title:Chance, 2016 (Anne, Vivien, Darinka) , Set of Three
Medium:Set of Three Color silkscreen in 27-33 colors on Saunders Waterford, White, Cold Press, 300 gsm fine art paper
Image:70 in x 46 in (177.8 cm x 116.8 cm) each
Sheet:70 in x 46 in (177.8 cm x 116.8 cm) each
Framed:76 7/8 in x 52 15/16 in (195.3 cm x 134.5 cm) each
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left; published by Lococo Fine Art Publisher, St. Louis.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Alex Katz (Brooklyn, 1927 - ) in pencil in the lower left
Condition:This set of three works is in excellent condition.
ID #W-6015
USD $75,000 GBP £56,250

Historical Description

Alex Katz, Chance, 2016 is a set of three monumental portraits captured in the artist’s signature style. The series of three designs consists of three distinct female subjects. Each woman depicted in swim suit holding a beach ball. Against grey backdrops, the palette of Chance, 2016 is muted tones of mauve, yellow, and rose, blue. Despite their commonalities, each figure is posed very differently and each woman has a distinct style. Chance 1 (Anne), is a  30-color silk screen, depicting a posh modelesque woman. Her hair is cropped and slicked back, and she wears dark sunglasses that obscure her eyes. Her black bathing suit has cut-outs along the front. Chance 2 (Vivien) is a 27-color silkscreen, also donning a bathing suit. She wears a modest, two-piece and is posed holding the beach ball high up as if she is about to throw it. Chance 3 (Darinka) is a 33-color silkscreen. She wears a patterned swimsuit in pastel colors. Her hair is multidimensional, and she stands with her hand on her hip.

In a monumental scale, these striking Alex Katz portraits are graphic and powerful. Displaying the intersection of commerical and high art, Chance, 2016 is reminiscent of editorial fashion photography through the lens of Alex Katz iconic stylized vision.

Created in 2016, this set of three 27-33 Color silkscreen on Saunders Waterford, White, Cold Press, 300 gsm fine art paper are hand signed by Alex Katz (Brooklyn, 1927 - ) in pencil. Each impression numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left, Katz Chance, 2016  is published by Lococo Fine Art Publisher, St. Louis.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Alex Katz Chance, 2016    is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

  1. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Alex Katz Chance, 2016  is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with archival mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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