Richard Thomas Davis
Richard Thomas Davis is active/lives in New York. Richard Davis is known for portrait and still-life painting.
Biography Richard Thomas Davis
Richard Thomas Davis was born in Middletown, New York in 1947. He studied at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia from 1965 - 1966.
Davis's scrupulously painted views (whether of landscape, cityscape, human-scape or object-scape) are offered as ruminations upon that which will not be still, but now is still. It is as if he has withdrawn the air from his paintings.
And consequently, his paintings which, now evacuated, have moved from studies of those things inhabiting the world to a new status as icons of the moment.
Davis's iconic stillness is not the iconic stillness of religious devotion or transporting awe. Rather, his paintings offer modalities of a contemporary devotion—to objects, faces, cars,
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