(1932 - 1974)
Warren Davis was active/lived in New York, New Mexico. Warren Davis is known for color field painting.
Biography Warren Davis
The color field paintings of Warren Davis stand among the most aesthetically refined expressions of their genre. Characterized by superimposed layers of transparent color poured onto unprimed canvas, the artist's mature works merge the forceful expression of chance with an unerring ability to ensure the even dispersal of pictorial incident over the entire field of his paintings.
In the estimation of Elaine de Kooning, "Davis' work has always been remarkably consistent, expressing a sense of wholeness and clarity, of tension within tranquility - no loose ends, no raw colors, no indecisiveness." Marked by a serene extravagance and rigorously controlled gesturality, the paintings of Warren Davis achieve a startling balance between brillian
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