Gene Davis | the artist




The artist Gene Davis
Born Aug 22 1920, Washington, DC, USA.
Died April 6 1985 Washington, DC.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Post Painterly Abstraction,


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Hirshhorn collection
Black Dahlia
Walker art collection
Untitled work
Though he worked in a variety of media and styles, including ink, oil, acrylic, video, and collage, Davis is best known by far for his acrylic paintings (mostly on canvas) of colorful vertical stripes, which he began to paint in 1958. The paintings typically repeat particular colors to create a sense of rhythm and repetition with variations…


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