Stuart Davis

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Birthday
7, 1892
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 24, 1964 (71)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1892
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 24, 1964 (71)

About

Philadelphia-born artist remembered for his modernist pop art, his Ashcan school artwork, and his later Hard-edge paintings. His works include Lucky Strike, Garage No. 1, and The Mellow Pad.

Before Fame

At the age of twenty-two, he showed several of his watercolor paintings at a famous 1913 modern art exhibition called the Armory Show.

Trivia

His 1912 painting, Chinatown, depicts a gritty urban scene, thus exemplifying the Ashcan movement in art.

Family Life

He was born to sculptor Helen Stuart Davis and art critic Edward Wyatt Davis.

Associated With

He studied with artist Robert Henri from 1909 until 1912.