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DAVEY, Grenville (<i>born</i> 1961), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAVEY, Grenville (born 1961), Sculptor

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1961, in Launceston (Cornwall).


New British Sculpture.

Grenville Davey spent four years as an apprentice butcher before studying art, first at Exeter College and then at Goldsmiths College in London, graduating in 1985. He received the Turner Prize in 1992. He lives and works in London.

In his early career, Davey explored the possibilities offered by material, hardboard, geometric figures

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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