Dr. Peppercorn

  • Gene Davis, Dr. Peppercorn, 1967, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis, 1996.104.5

Exhibition Label

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
Title
Dr. Peppercorn
Artist
Date
1967
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
117 x 224 in. (297.2 x 569.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis

Mediums Description
acrylic on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
1996.104.5
Palette
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