Katherine Bernhardt: Swatches


Text by Alison Hearst

Vivid paintings of Swatch watches from the collection of Katherine Bernhardt

New York painter Katherine Bernhardt (born 1975) began collecting Swatch watches as a teenager in suburban Saint Louis. Obsessed by their shapes, variety of graphics and their air of pop sophistication, they became a constant in Bernhardt's visual life. She has completed numerous paintings of Swatches over the last decade, and this volume, published on the occasion of her Swatch-focused exhibition in August 2017 at Karma, pictures her original Swatch collection, kept for all these years, as well as a generous selection of her Swatch-themed paintings.

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Publisher: Karma

Artists: Katherine Bernhardt

Publication Date: 2018

Binding: Hardcover

Dimensions: 10.25 × 12.25 in

Pages: 156

ISBN: 9781942607861

Retail: $45

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Katherine Bernhardt

Katherine Bernhardt (b. 1975) was born in St. Louis, Missouri and received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1998 and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, in 2000. 

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