David Novros

American, b. 1941, Los Angeles, California
David Novros


Initially trained as a painter, David Novros was influenced by the Minimalist art of Donald Judd. His work is architectural in nature, allowing art to exist as an object that cannot be separated from its specific context. In Untitled (1968), L-shaped elements are so carefully aligned and arranged together that they appear to hang from horizontal supports. Rather than paint on canvas, Novros paints each L-shape on fiberglass to emphasize flatness and eliminate depth. Color is an extremely important element of Novros work. The subtle changes of color and hue in Untitled lead the viewer’s eye from one element to the next.



David Novros, Untitled


Title: Untitled
Date: 1968
Medium: acrylic lacquer on fiberglass
Dimensions: 83 x 221.5 inches
Accession Number: P69.1.5
Location: North Concourse








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