Art on Paper Adventure

I’m posting this a week late, but I made my way to Art on Paper this year. The selection of works was underwhelming, but there were definitely pieces that were interesting, from a few pencil drawings by Alex Katz or this very reserved piece by Samuel Stabler:



Alex Katz drawings, which I don’t think I’ve ever seen in a book—they’re (clearly) hard to photograph. You can see how Katz kept his painted tonal values so close in range, assuming he referenced the drawing as a way to depict light in the painting.