Stuart Davis abstracted from reality in Eggbeater No. 4, making a painting inspired by a rubber glove, an eggbeater, electric fan, and buildings he saw outside his studio window. Make a diagram identifying what parts of the painting you believe were derived from these objects.
Stuart Davis used a rubber glove, electric fan, and eggbeater—recently manufactured and marketed consumer products—to inspire Egg Beater No. 4. Compose and create a still-life painting/drawing from three contemporary new products such as i-pods, cell phones or blackberries etc.
Eggbeater No. 4 contains many geometric shapes. See how many different types of shapes you can identify in this painting. Name them.
Stuart Davis’s Egg Beater No. 4 was inspired by a still-life he set up in his studio, using three common household objects: a rubber glove, electric fan, and an eggbeater. Write a poem about these three objects or three other household objects.
Stuart Davis used new consumer products to inspire Eggbeater 4. Research these three devices and determine when they were invented and when they became widely used in the United States.
Compare a color wheel with the twelve colors used in Stuart Davis’s painting Egg Beater No. 4. Which, if any, of these colors are complimentary?