Figure in the Woods, 2016

by

Alex Katz

Alex Katz
Figure in the Woods, 2016
Huile sur toile | Oil on linen
365.8 x 264.2 cm
Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

© Alex Katz / Adagp, Paris, 2019

© Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage

Alex Katz considers his large landscapes, most of which are painted in Maine, one of the areas he holidays, as environmental paintings. 

With a diluted substance that seems to extend beyond the frame, in Black Brook 18 and Figure in the Woods he fixes the transience of time and the effects of the sun reflecting on the river and through the foliage.

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Alex Katz

Born in 1927, in Brooklyn (United States)
Lives and work in New York (United States)

The work of Alex Katz is readily associated with Pop Art, both for its realism and choice of subjects, yet it differs significantly. The apparent simplicity of his pieces reflects a distant Matissian heritage, while simultaneously remaining indissociable from the history of American painting.
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