Raspberry Icicle

  • Gene Davis, Raspberry Icicle, 1967, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1971.77

Exhibition Label
The radiant hue of its namesake fruit manages to unify the complexity of color in this work. Davis later said about this mesmerizing canvas: "I was doing big, big work...I equated that with quality, bigness with quality."

Gene Davis: Hot Beat, 2016
Title
Raspberry Icicle
Artist
Date
1967
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
116 x 219 7/8 in. (294.6 x 558.4 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
acrylic on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
1971.77
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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