Gene Davis

Gene Davis
Portrait of Gene Davis - Photo by Rosalind Solomon

Born: 22 August 1920; Washington, D.C., United States

Died: 06 April 1985

Field: painting, installation

Nationality: American

Art Movement: Post-Painterly Abstraction

School or Group: Washington Color School

Genre: abstract painting

Gene Davis was one of the most important painters associated with the Washington Color School and, in general, with the so-called "Post-Painterly Abstraction" (term coined by critic Clement Greenberg), movement largely derived from Abstract Expressionism. Davis is well-known for his signature style that makes use of (often brightly-colored) vertical stripes.

Wikipedia article
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Davis_%28painter%29

Artworks by Style

Surrealism

Abstract Expressionism

Color Field Painting

Hard Edge Painting

Art Brut

Neo-Dada

Op Art

Minimalism

Post-Painterly Abstraction

  • Untitled #1 - Gene Davis

    Untitled #1, 1971

  • King Oliver - Gene Davis

    King Oliver, 1977

  • Meandering - Gene Davis

    Meandering, 1979

Artworks by Genre

marina

animal painting

poster

figurative painting

abstract painting

installation

Artworks by Technique

acrylic

crayon

magna

oil

pencil

screenprint

ink

oil on canvas

serigraph

lithograph

References
http://www.artnet.com/usernet/awc/awc_history_view.asp?aid=424172436&info_type_id=1