ON THE SHORE AT SUNSET
16" x 20", oil on artboard
Purchased by M. Frank at a Boston thrift store
Two bathers' frantic calls for help go unoticed as another life and death drama unfolds between the identically colored crab and cat.
The artist added real sand into the paint to give the beach a realistic texture and to indicate that the surf was dangerously rough.
From - Museum of Bad Art: Masterworks, by Michael Frank and Louise Reilly Sacco, Ten Speed Press