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Dr. Peppercorn

1967 Gene Davis Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1920 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1985 acrylic on canvas 117 x 224 in. (297.2 x 569.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis 1996.104.5 Not currently on view


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Davis helped pioneer expansive, environmental works, insisting, “My paintings should engulf.” Although he disliked being linked to op art, many of his large paintings vibrate with a retinal push–pull.



Gene Davis: Hot Beat, 2016

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Abstract - geometric

painting

About Gene Davis

Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1920 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1985

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