Limelight/Sounds of Grass

  • Gene Davis, Limelight/Sounds of Grass, 1960, magna on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis, 1996.104.2

Exhibition Label
A perfectly balanced square holds a sequence of stripes in serene yellow, blue, and green. The title relates not only to the work’s dominant color and theatrical illumination, but also to the possibility of a Zen-like sensory experience.

Gene Davis: Hot Beat, 2016
Title
Limelight/Sounds of Grass
Artist
Date
1960
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
96 x 94 1/4 in. (243.8 x 239.4 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis

Mediums Description
magna on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
1996.104.2
Palette
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