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Long John

1968 Gene Davis Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1920 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1985 acrylic on canvas 102 1/2 x 16 in. (260.3 x 40.6 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Woodward Foundation 1977.48.1 Smithsonian American Art Museum
3rd Floor, North Wing


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Some see Davis's stripes as aspirtational and, especially in this narrowed format, soaring beyond the canvas. His stripes, in effect, suggest movement to infinity.

Gene Davis: Hot Beat, 2016

Keywords

Abstract - geometric

painting

paint - acrylic

fabric - canvas

About Gene Davis

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

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