The Ghosts are out again

For the 2019 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, John Davies was invited to show his tableau, My Ghosts. The show ran from 10 June to 12 August 2019, at the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD.

Putting finishing touches to the installation – before Varnishing Day.

John Davies works feature in the 110th anniversary of the Museo de Bellas Artes in Bilbao

In October 2018, Bilbao’s Museo de Bellas Artes organised a major exhibition, rearranging the collection. Entitled ABC – El alfabeto del Museo de Bilbao, and curated by Kirmen Uribe, the exhibition features works by John Davies, including a room for the letter ‘W’, devoted to Davies’s work ‘(Every) War Memorial, and this head, ‘Flemish Head’.

John Davies exhibition open at Turner Contemporary, Margate

The Deerson Series (2012 – 2017), by British sculptor John Davies
The Deerson Series (2012 – 2017), Fibreglass and paint, at Turner Contemporary, November 2017 – February 2018 (photo: Stephen White)

November 2017

John Davies’s exhibition My Ghosts was on display at Turner Contemporary in Margate until 11 February 2018. The show consisted of two major works: The Deerson Series (above) and My Ghosts, a tableau of figures, as well as a selection of drawings. My Ghosts remains on display until 7 May 2018.

John Davies exhibition at Turner Contemporary, Margate

Image of Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate

From 14 November 2017 until Spring 2018, a major installation of new sculptures by John Davies will be on show at Turner Contemporary in Margate. This exhibition brings together a new, large-scale tableau alongside a series of scarecrow-like sculptures, and a selection of the artist’s drawings. It will coincide with exhibitions by Tracey Emin and the French sculptor Jean Arp.

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