Cornucopia by Alan Davie

This work is highly charged, joyful and bold, reflecting the general optimism in art and culture in the 1960s.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
213 x 172 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £70,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Gimpel Fils

Though essentially an abstract work, the central horn motif refers specifically to the title. The subject, cornucopia, is expressed as much by the horn motif itself as the rich application of paint and the profusion of forms tumbling from it.

Provenance

Alan Davie.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

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