(1920 - 1985)
Gene B. Davis was active/lived in District Of Columbia. Gene Davis is known for neo-dada-pop, geometric-optical and mural painting.
self-portrait silhouette painting
Biography Gene Davis
Gene Davis, a painter associated with the Washington Color School Painters*, was a self-taught artist whose early work represented
several phases of experimentation, including Abstract Expressionism*,
Neo-Dada*, and Proto-Pop.
Davis was born in Washington, D.C. in
1920. Spending most of his life there, he started painting at a
very young age, as the artist himself explains to Buck Pennington in an
"I believe -- when I was eight, nine years old,
somewhere in that vicinity, I used to do little childlike drawings and
I sent them in to the Washington Post 's"Children's Page" --
they had a regular "Children's Page" -- and they thought enough of them
to publish several of them, one of which won a $
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