Red Witch

  • Gene Davis, Red Witch, 1966, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis, 2005.19.1

Exhibition Label
Davis relished grand-scale, complex works that fill one's field of vision. At the Corcoran Gallery of Art, he encircled viewers by striping the rotunda twice (in 1975 and 1982). In Philadelphia and Lewistown, NY, he painted streets in colorful stripes; in the second instance he turned a park into the world's largest painting.

Gene Davis: Hot Beat, 2016
Title
Red Witch
Artist
Date
1966
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
120 1/2 x 226 1/2 in. (306.1 x 575.3 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis

Mediums
Mediums Description
acrylic on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
2005.19.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
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