Alex Katz, Canoe, 1974, oil on canvas, The Lunder Collection, 2013.165
This installation features highlights from the museum’s permanent collection, including several recent acquisitions on view for the first time, as well as two important loans. Many of the artworks on display in A Singular Vision touch upon themes of pairing, doubling, and repetition. In some cases, these are formal devices, with Katz coupling figures off or depicting a subject multiple times within a single canvas. Elsewhere this entails his return to particular models or motifs over the course of his career.
Colby Museum of Art - Alex Katz: A Singular Vision - 29.10.2015 - 08.05.2016