Cornucopia by Alan Davie

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


Oil on canvas
213 x 172 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £70,000)
Acquired in:
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.


Alan Davie.

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG 0141 276 9599

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