(1892 - 1964)
Stuart Davis was active/lived in New York. Stuart Davis is known for abstraction, mod-real imagery.
Born in Philadelphia in 1892, Stuart Davis is known by many art
historians as the American painter most influenced by Cubism. Art
historian Norman Geske described Davis' career as a "near classical
demonstration of the process by which American painting of the
twentieth century came of age." (40). Davis moved from
journalistic illustration to Social Realism, to Expressionism, to
Cubism, ultimately becoming one of America's leading abstractionists.
Strongly influenced by Fernand Leger and the New York Armory Show of
1912, he developed his own unique style of Cubism, which also
Along with Max Weber, he is credited
with being the importer of Cubism to the United States from France at a
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