Back in February my parents gifted me a membership to the Museum of Fine Arts. For the last two years I had been borrowing their membership card to go to all the exhibits that interested me and finally they decided they'd like me to have my own. Thank you, parents!
in the spring, the museum began advertising their summer exhibit, Alex
Katz Prints. The tag line for the marketing campaign is, "MFA Summer.
No SPF Required" and that tag line appears with this photo from the
This Saturday I went to the museum to see the prints up
close and personal. The exhibit is in the gallery beneath the New
American Cafe and the Dale Chihuly green icicle.
Alex Katz's prints are mostly portraits, the majority of which
are of his wife Ada. Ada is the light of his life and his greatest
artistic muse. He loves her so much that he can't help but to continue
to try and recreate her. How romantic is that?
The next time the temperature skyrockets and you're
in search of air conditioning, head to the museum and wander through
Alex Katz Prints. The exhibit runs through July 29th.
Have you been to the exhibit? Which piece was your favorite?
*Images courtesy of MFA.org.