Art Break: Meeting by Alex Katz

Thursday, September 14, 2023,

Colby College Museum of Art

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum’s gallery spaces. This week, Andrew Witte, Mirken Family Postbaccalaureate Fellow in Museum Practice, will facilitate a conversation focusing on Meeting by Alex Katz, located in the Parker Poe Charitable Trust Gallery.

Art Break programs are grounded in the practice of slow looking, an educational approach that asks people to give patient, immersive attention to a work of art as a way to make connections and create meaning for yourself. These looking experiences will be facilitated by museum staff, interns, docents, and special guests.

Alex Katz, Meeting, 1987. Oil on canvas, 108 in. x 102 in. (274.32 cm x 259.08 cm), Gift of the artist, 1995.030. 

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