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Davey, Grenville (<i>born</i> 1961), sculptor

Morgan Falconer

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online December 2000 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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English sculptor. After studying at Exeter College of Art and Design (1981–4), Davey took a Diploma at Goldsmiths’ College in 1985; his first solo exhibition followed at the Lisson Gallery, London, in 1987. Influenced by the sculpture of Tony Cragg and Richard Deacon in the early 1980s, Davey explored the formal character of the objecthood of sculpture often with a brisk humour. Button (painted steel, 0.36×1.5 m diam., 1998; London, priv. col., see 1989

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Subjects: Art

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