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David Simpson, Storm, Stars and Stripes

Storm, Stars and Stripes 1960

David Simpson b. 1928
oil on canvas
65"x45"1.75"
SFAC 121
SFAC

David Simpson’s paintings during this period, with their thin films of paint and soft edges, anticipate the 1960’s formalist trends in pure color painting. Storm, Stars and Stripes recalls the flat horizons, open vistas and billowy skies of the Sacramento Delta region where Simpson was living.