Ronald Davis

Dennis Hopper at the Harwood
L. A. to Taos: 40 Years of Friendship

Hopper at the Harwood: Photo by Raine Klover

Photo: Raine Klover

Hopper at the Harwood, 2009

Hopper at the Harwood: Larry Bell, Ron Cooper, Ronald Davis, Ken Price And Robert Dean Stockwell. Opening May 8th and on view in the Peter and Madeleine Martin Foundation Gallery through September 20th. Dennis Hopper’s Harwood exhibition Hopper Curates includes the work of five artists who by way of Los Angeles came to make Taos, New Mexico their home. These artists banded together in the early 1960’s, during a time when the number of serious artists in Los Angeles was minimal. Living in the same neighborhoods Bell, Cooper, Davis, Price and Stockwell frequented the same haunts and knew each other based on their chosen profession as artists. Dennis Hopper frequented the galleries where these artists were shown and became an important part of the energy being created in Los Angeles during that time. Hopper’s collection grew to include many early pieces from Bell, Price, Cooper and Davis. This exhibition features work from numerous private collections.

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Harwood Museum of Art: Hopper Curates

Harwood Museum of Art: Hopper Photographs and Paintings

Harwood Museum of Art: Event Calender

RDavis by Dennis Hopper, 1967

Ronald Davis and Cows
Pasadena, California
Silver Gelatin Print by Dennis Hopper

Included in:

Dennis Hopper Silver Gelatin Prints
Harwood Museum of Art
May 08 - September 20, 2009

Out of the Sixties
Photo Book by Dennis Hopper
Twelve Tree Press, 1986

Vogue Magazine, 1967

Ronald Davis works in the exhibition

Six-Ninths Red, 1968 PTG 0036, Six-Ninths Red, 1966, 72 x 131 inches (shaped), Moulded Polyester Resin, Fiberglass, and Wood, Slab Series
Backup, 1968 PTG 0069, Backup, 1968, 60 1/2 x 136 inches (shaped), Moulded Polyester Resin and Fiberglass, Dodecagon Series
Slab on Green BLK 65, Slab on Green, 1992, 25 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 2 inches, Wood Sculpture, Dye and Spar Varnish on Wood
Square Frame, 1996 PTG 1007, Square Frame, 1996, 53 1/4 x 45 inches, Encaustic Wax and Pigment on wood, Wax Series
Glass Slab, 2008 PTN 1063. Hinge Diamond Duet, 2002, 49 x 34 1/8 inches, Golden Acrylics on shaped expanded PVC, Diamond Group
Printed Puck, 2005 MPT 1115. Printed Puck, 2005, 47 1/2 x 70 inches, Heat Fused Pixel Dust on "White" Aluminum, Gloss