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Gene Davis Black Grey Beat Tie

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  • Handmade.
  • 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.