Ian Davenport


Jackson Pollock may have been known as “Jack the Dripper” but British artist Ian Davenport is giving new meaning to the phrase. Davenport’s works are created by dripping row after row of glossy house paint from large syringes down angled panels. Gravity helps the pigments run in straight lines to the bottom where colours pool together to form organic blobs. “Lots of different things inform my choice of colours,” says Davenport, “sometimes it's purely intuitive, putting colours together and seeing how they look. At other times I might lift a palette from an old painting, or, as I recently did, from the opening sequence of The Simpsons.” His work is in collections throughout the world, including the Tate Gallery in London, England.


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