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Davis Cone at Forum Gallery
Davis Cone: Everett with Man, 2001-02, acrylic on canvas, 29 1/2 x 46 3/4"; at Forum


Davis Cone at Forum
Art in America, 2006
From the nocturnal wattage of New York's Radio City Music Hall to the neon glow of Main Street marquees, the streamline signage of vintage theaters and movie houses remains a significant icon in the cultural life of America. It is also the focus of relatively recent acrylics by Los Angeles-based Photo-Realist painter Davis Cone, who has devoted his practice to representation since the 1970s. Cone is drawn to the promise of these glowing beacons captured in the long shadows of late afternoon.

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