Red Baron

  • Gene Davis, Red Baron, ca. 1966, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis, 1996.104.31

Exhibition Label
Davis often broke his own rules. In Red Baron he juxtaposed stripes of different widths and sets of colors. He identified such visual conflict as "inherent in my personality...a schizoid quality. ...I've been hung up on paintings that are split down the middle."

Gene Davis: Hot Beat, 2016
Title
Red Baron
Artist
Date
ca. 1966
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
78 3/4 x 40 3/8 in. (200.0 x 102.6 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis

Mediums Description
acrylic on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
1996.104.31
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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