Current Location:
Flat File 01 -> Drawer 7 (FF)
Location Notes:
FF; Drawer 7

“Walking on the Beach, 2002” By Alex Katz

Artwork
Identifier:
2015.59.29
Artist:
Farnsworth Art Museum
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster reproduction of original 2002 oil on canvas painting
Date:
circa 2005
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 24.5 in Width: 32 in
Description:
Several people in shorts and swimsuits walking along the beach. A few boats can be seen in the distance on the dark blue water.
Historical Context:
Alex Katz is an American figurative artist. He is known for his paintings, sculptures, and prints and is represented by numerous galleries internationally. In the early 1960s, influenced by films, television, and billboard advertising, Katz began painting large-scale paintings divided almost equally into the genres of portraiture and landscape.