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Christopher Davison, ‘Woman I’, 2017, The Watermill Center Benefit Auction
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Woman I, 2017

Ink on paper
11 × 8 1/2 in
27.9 × 21.6 cm
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About the work
The Watermill Center Benefit Auction

Christopher Davison is a New York based artist whose style combines figuration, mythical and …

Christopher Davison is a New York based artist whose style combines figuration, mythical and sometimes dark subject matter (skeletons, genies, masks, goblets, serpents, sailors, knives, and creatures that seem like they’ve crawled out from the pages of Where The Wild Things Are) with marks made in multiple mediums …

Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Horton Gallery
Christopher Davison
American, b. 1979
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Christopher Davison’s ink-and-gouache compositions are Technicolor in hue and kaleidoscopic in effect. His figures, with their inscrutable faces and awkwardly positioned bodies, are purposefully primitive. Part-mythology, part-dreamscape, Davison’s self-invented world is one of severed heads, hybrid creatures, and densely patterned landscapes. With hints of Jean Dubuffet and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Davison’s works call to mind tribal art and obscure origin myths, at once narrative and symbolic.

Christopher Davison, ‘Woman I’, 2017, The Watermill Center Benefit Auction
Christopher Davison, ‘Woman I’, 2017, The Watermill Center Benefit Auction
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About the work
The Watermill Center Benefit Auction

Christopher Davison is a New York based artist whose style combines figuration, mythical and …

Christopher Davison is a New York based artist whose style combines figuration, mythical and sometimes dark subject matter (skeletons, genies, masks, goblets, serpents, sailors, knives, and creatures that seem like they’ve crawled out from the pages of Where The Wild Things Are) with marks made in multiple mediums …

Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Horton Gallery
Christopher Davison
American, b. 1979
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Christopher Davison’s ink-and-gouache compositions are Technicolor in hue and kaleidoscopic in effect. His figures, with their inscrutable faces and awkwardly positioned bodies, are purposefully primitive. Part-mythology, part-dreamscape, Davison’s self-invented world is one of severed heads, hybrid creatures, and densely patterned landscapes. With hints of Jean Dubuffet and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Davison’s works call to mind tribal art and obscure origin myths, at once narrative and symbolic.

Woman I, 2017

Ink on paper
11 × 8 1/2 in
27.9 × 21.6 cm
Bidding closed