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Stuart Davis
American Painter, 1894-1964
•Born in
Philadelphia, Penn.
•His mother was a
sculptor & his
father was an art
editor for a
newspaper.
Early Work
1917-1922
He became famous for
his hard-edge paintings
and abstract still-life
paintings and
landscapes.
New York Waterfront, Oil on Canvas, 1938
Hot Still-Scape for Six Colors -
7th Avenue Style, 1940.
Abstraction, 1937
"I paint what I see in America, in other words I
paint the American scene." Stuart Davis.
Owh! in San Pao, 1951
The Mellow Pad, 1945-51
Rapt at Rappaport’s, 1952
Davis was well known for
his bold, brash, and
colorful, jazz-influenced
paintings of the 1940s
and 1950s.
Colonial Cubism, Oil on Canvas, 1954
Ready to Wear, 1955
Blips and Ifs, 1963-64
In his later paintings
he painted purely
abstract patterns.
He often used
lettering, suggestions
of advertisements.
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