When modernism dominated art in the United States, from the interwar period onward, Morris Davidson was a prominent and widely exhibited painter—as well as a teacher, a critic, and a leader of arts organizations. And yet, since his death in 1979, his work has fallen into obscurity. A new exhibition, American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson, at the Fine Arts Gallery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville gives the artist his due, shining a spotlight on his lengthy career, with special attention paid to his postwar works. Read more….
*Morris Davidson. Untitled [Still Life with Red Pitcher], n.d. Rosenfeld/Davidson Family Collection