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The cool minimalist style they adopted has been seen as a reaction to the more hectic 'action painting' of artists such as Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock.
In this painting Davis used hard-edged stripes to explore the dynamics of colour and space.
acrylic on canvas
H 118.3 x W 129.4 cm (E)
presented by Sir Alistair McAlpine, 1966