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Jack Davis

 (1923 - 2011)
Jack (C.) Davis was active/lived in Maryland, California, Connecticut.  Jack Davis is known for abstract painting, teaching.

Biography   Jack Davis


The following information is from the website of the artist with permission from Timothy Davis, son of the artist, Jack Davis, whose studio was in Winsted, Connecticut.

Artist Statement:
The Way These Paintings Are Created
A core factor in my creation of a painting is that, unlike most people, I cannot visualize. For example, I cannot visualize what a person's face looks like when I turn away, and in the same way I cannot visualize or prefigure a painting when I approach a blank canvas. Therefore, my first encounter with the canvas is a random action infused with uncertainty. From there, the initial action leads to reactions in which I must trust my brush to expand the uncertainty into a synthesis. This process of action, react   ...  Displaying 750 of 6881 characters.

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Western Reaches, Acrylic on Canvas, 63" x 68", painted Sept. 2007
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