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Black Hat- Painting Of Woman Enjoying Painting By Alex Katz

Black Hat
painting of a woman enjoying painting by Alex Katz

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm


The woman on my small study is enjoying a painting from Alex Katz’s 'Black Hat' series. Katz is known for his images that are typically flat in color and form and for his depictions of daily life and leisure.

I like the differences and similarities between Katz's sitter and my own. The figure by Katz is shielded by a black hat and sunglasses. Mine doesn't wear anything like that, but she isn't revealing herself either. I like this layer of detachment together with the depiction of daily life and leisure.

If you're interested in purchasing this small study just send me an email to info@gerardboersma.nl or click on the link above.

kind regards, Gerard

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