Dr. Peppercorn

Media - 1996.104.5 - SAAM-1996.104.5_2 - 124054
Copied Gene Davis, Dr. Peppercorn, 1967, acrylic on canvas, 117224 in. (297.2569.0 cm.), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis, 1996.104.5

Artwork Details

Title
Dr. Peppercorn
Artist
Date
1967
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
117224 in. (297.2569.0 cm.)
Credit Line
Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis
Mediums Description
acrylic on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract — geometric
Object Number
1996.104.5

Artwork Description

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.



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