Gene Davis and assistant

An interesting story about a famous artist and their assistant:

“What she told me is he would mix the colors and put a dab below the stripe and my mom would do everything else,” Parker Chapman said. “She would lay the tape and paint the painting herself.”

Hard edge technique and masking with tape in discussed in Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques, and work by Gene Davis is included in the chapter on Color.

Full story here.