Exhibition

John Davies. My Ghosts

9 Nov 2017 – 11 Feb 2018

Regular hours

Thursday
11:00 – 18:00
Friday
11:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00
Monday
11:00 – 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 – 18:00

Turner Contemporary

Kent, United Kingdom

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In autumn 2017, Turner Contemporary presents My Ghosts by John Davies, whose haunting, figurative sculptures touch on memory, time and the fragility of the body.

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This exhibition in the Sunley Gallery and balcony brings together a new, large-scale tableau alongside a series of scarecrow-like sculptures and recent drawings.

Throughout his career, Davies has focused on the human head and figure, using a variety of different media. Of his early figures, often cast from life and clothed, Davies has said, ‘I wanted to make a figure, not like a piece of sculpture, more like a person…. I wanted my sculpture to be more like life in the street’.

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John Davies

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