Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ian Davenport – Color, Texture, Fresh for Spring

Ian Davenport was born in Kent in 1966. He studied at Goldsmiths’ College of Art in London, graduating in 1988 with a B.A. in Fine Art. In the same year, he exhibited in the Damien Hirst-curated Freeze exhibition which first brought together many of the later-to-be known “Young British Artists.” In 1991, he was shortlisted for the Turner Prize and since then has exhibited extensively across the world, and undertaken several large scale site-specific murals, including the 50m long mural under the bridge on Southwark Street, London. His abstract paintings are made by pouring paint onto a tilted surface and letting gravity spread the paint over medium density fibreboard rather […]