Figure in the Woods, 2016
Huile sur toile | Oil on linen
365.8 x 264.2 cm
Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
© Alex Katz / Adagp, Paris, 2019
© Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage
Alex Katz considers his large landscapes, most of which are painted in Maine, one of the areas he holidays, as environmental paintings.
With a diluted substance that seems to extend beyond the frame, in Black Brook 18 and Figure in the Woods he fixes the transience of time and the effects of the sun reflecting on the river and through the foliage.