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60s Monochromatic Series

Large Red, 1966

Large Red, 1965
120 x 120 x 4 inches (two shaped panels)
Acrylic on Canvas
Monochromic Series (PTG 0014)
3-D Computer Generated Virtual Gallery Installation


Included in Davis' first one-man exhibition:
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles
October 1965

Included in the one-man exhibition:
Ronald Davis: Forty Years of Abstraction, 1962–2002
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
October 6 - November 17, 2002

Large Red was included in my first one-man show at Nicholas Wilder in Los Angeles. This show of shaped monochromatic paintings was a radical approach at the time, but differed from minimal art of the period in that the painting shapes were either isometric or one-point perspective illusions.