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Novros, Davidlocked


American, 20th century, male.

Born 8 August 1941, in Los Angeles.


Minimal Art.

David Novros studied at the University of Southern California, obtaining a BFA in 1963, and has travelled in Europe and Mexico. He has been cited as an important exponent of Systemic Painting within the American Minimalist movement. Best known for his frescoes, he has been inspired by Italian masters such as Masaccio, Giotto and Fra Angelico, and has also been influenced by early Christian and Romanesque painting and by Byzantine mosaics. Novros is also noted for his concept of the L-shape as his working area in paintings, as in his ...

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