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Gene Davis Black Grey Beat Tie
- 100% silk.
- Dry clean only.
- Comes in a beautiful gift box.
Gene Davis was a Washington, DC artist and part of the 1960’s Washington Color School art movement. He regarded the stripe as “Subject matter – in the same way that one artist uses the nude and another landscape.” Davis described his method as “Extremely romantic, chaotic, intuitive – anything but careful and calculated.”
Image credit: Gene Davis, Black Grey Beat, 1964, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift from the Vincent Melzac Collection.