Douglas Davis Jr
(1933 - 2014)
Douglas Matthew Davis, Jr. was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia. Douglas Davis Jr is known for video, performance and collaborative art, writing.
Biography Douglas Davis, Jr.
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist, by Daniel E. Slotnik and published January 22, 2014.
Douglas Davis, Critic and Internet Artist, Dies at 80
Douglas Davis, who had parallel careers as an art critic for Newsweek and as an artist himself, doing work that explored the possibilities of video and the Internet as creative and interactive mediums, died on Jan. 16 in Queens. He was 80.
His daughter, Laura Davis-Chanin, confirmed the death. No cause was given.
Mr. Davis was a writer before he became an artist, and in addition to his work for Newsweek in the 1970s and '80s, he was the author of several books, including Artculture: Essays on the Post-Modern (1977) and The
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