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The Modernists


Francis Alÿs



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
The Modernists, Francis Alÿs
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Drawings | graphite, masking tape on vellum
Size: 30 x 30 inches
Culture: Belgian
Inscriptions: not signed front, back not visible; in pencil front BL "the property of a lady"
Physical Description: A series of small drawings on vellum of figures holding beams as if constructing something, reminiscent of the stations of the cross. The pieces of vellum are secured to mat board with masking tape. Some of the drawings extend from the vellum to the mat board.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Miriam and Erwin Kelen Acquisition Fund for Drawings, 2004
Accession Number: 2004.2
Rights: Copyright retained by the artist
Artist: Francis Alÿs, Belgian, b. 1959
Role: Artist
Nationality: Belgian
Life Dates: Belgian, b. 1959
Added to Site: March 1, 2009