Color Field artist Gene Davis once said "I became convinced that the way to make really good art was to do the outrageous, the unexpected—to be a renegade." To celebrate his philosophy and boldly declare that our new exhibition of his signature stripe paintings is now open, we have striped the museum's entrances. The stripes were made from a high resolution image of Davis' Hot Beat so you can see his brushstrokes. They are made of a non-skid vinyl and will not affect the historic nature of the building. Below are a few images of the stripes on our steps. Use #atSAAM to share your stair stripe photos
Gene Davis: Hot Beat is on view through April 2, 2017.