Gene Davis

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Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Apr 6, 1985 (64)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Apr 6, 1985 (64)

About

American artist known for "Black Grey Beat" from 1964 and other paintings featuring vertical, multi-colored stripes. "Franklin's Footpath" and "Sun Sonata" were among his most popular creations.

Before Fame

He worked as a journalist during the 1940s, primarily writing sports and covering the Washington Redskins.

Trivia

He held his first solo exhibition at the Dupont Theater Gallery in 1952.

Family Life

He spent the majority of his life in the Washington, D.C., area.

Associated With

He was influenced by Andy Warhol.