Surprisingly, grays predominate in this sunlit beach scene. This kind of surprise, the upending of the expected, is a hallmark of Aldrin’s work. A thick impasto, and almost brutal brushwork, work together for a result that can only be described as exquisite. Also wittily registered are the contrasting skin tones of the sunbathers who give this picture its title.
11″ x 19″ framed.