Dana Schutz, Big Wave, 2016. Oil on canvas, 120 × 156 inches (304.8 × 396.2 cm). The Barbara Lee Collection of Art by Women. Courtesy the artist; Petzel, New York; and Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin. Photo by Matthias Kolb. © Dana Schutz
Join artist Josephine Halvorson as she shares her insights on Dana Schutz’s monumental painting Big Wave. Halvorson, whose own artistic practice emphasizes attention to detail and experience, will shed light on Schutz’s painting, which reflects the moods and anxieties of everyday contemporary life. Halvorson is Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting at Boston University. She was previously Senior Critic in the MFA Painting and Printmaking program at Yale University.
Support for Dana Schutz is generously provided by James and Audrey Foster, Barbara Lee, Ted Pappendick and Erica Gervais Pappendick, and David and Leslie Puth.