Ada Looking Over Shoulder
Alex Katz, American, born in 1927 American
30.5 x 40.3 cm (12 x 15 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Oil on panel
Corridor parallel to Huntington Entrance ( 100.8)
Katz has always painted the people and places he knows well. During a half century of marriage he has made hundreds of paintings of his wife Ada. These works amount to a portrait through time as Ada has aged and changed, testimony to the artist's love and Ada's role as muse.