Gene Davis

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Born in Washington D.C. Gene Davis spent most of his life there and worked as a sportswriter and later as a White House Correspondent. He was a completely self taught artist who began painting when he was 29 and was inspired by visiting the Washington Workshop. Most known for his large scale vertical lines Davis says:

“…look at the painting in terms of individual colors. In other words, instead of simply glancing at the work, select a specific color such as yellow or a lime green, and take the time to see how it operates across the painting. Approached this way, something happens, I can’t explain it. But one must enter the painting through the door of a single color. And then, you can understand what my painting is all about.”

–Gene Davis in an interview with Donald Wall, in Donald Wall, ed., Gene Davis

Davis’s work can be seen in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Guggenheim Museum

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Gene Davis

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19c3fe450ere 117.png Gene Davis workshop most work white house such as yellow News museum micro paitings davis

Born in Washington D.C. Gene Davis spent most of his life there and worked as a sportswriter and later as a White House Correspondent. He was a completely self taught artist who began painting when he was 29 and was inspired by visiting the Washington Workshop. Most known for his large scale vertical lines Davis says:

“…look at the painting in terms of individual colors. In other words, instead of simply glancing at the work, select a specific color such as yellow or a lime green, and take the time to see how it operates across the painting. Approached this way, something happens, I can’t explain it. But one must enter the painting through the door of a single color. And then, you can understand what my painting is all about.”

–Gene Davis in an interview with Donald Wall, in Donald Wall, ed., Gene Davis

Davis’s work can be seen in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Guggenheim Museum

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