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LINES INTO FORM: THE MARTIN AND DIANE TRUST COLLECTION

Alex Katz
THE LIGHT I
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 951,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
107

LINES INTO FORM: THE MARTIN AND DIANE TRUST COLLECTION

Alex Katz
THE LIGHT I
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 951,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York

Alex Katz
B. 1927
THE LIGHT I

Provenance

Collection of the artist
Cooper Union, New York (acquired from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in December 1993 

Exhibited

Zurich, Marlborough Gallery AG, Alex Katz, December 1977 - January 1978, cat. no. 2, illustrated

Literature

Irving Sandler, Alex Katz, New York 1979, pl. 193, illustrated
Donald Kuspit, Alex Katz: The Night Paintings, New York 1991, pp. 84-85, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

“I wanted to use contemporary gestures, contemporary clothes and contemporary people. It was socially all the people I was seeing at the time more or less, I just invited them up and painted them.”
Alex Katz

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York