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Triple Jump

1962 Gene Davis Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1920 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1985 oil and magna on canvas each piece: 9 x 91 in. (22.9 x 231.1 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis 1996.104.28A-C Not currently on view


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This title acknowledges the eye movement required as a viewer tries to reconcile the intricate verticals with the equal-length, stolid horizontals. Davis enjoyed taking such risks and thwarting expectations.

Gene Daivs: Hot Beat, 2016

Keywords

Abstract - geometric

painting

About Gene Davis

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

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