The work of Australian-born, Los Angeles-based artist Paul Davies is driven by friction between opposing forces of built and natural environments, design and art, abstraction and figuration. These boundaries and relationships are illustrated through Davies’ process, which combines painting, stenciling, photography and sculpture.
In this era of surveillance Davies repeats and collages facades of modern architecture, the neutrality of which blurs what is revealed and concealed. Sighting the manner in which information is often reiterated Davies employs stencils, hand cut and deriving form the artists’ own digital photographs. These are employed in various mediums to render uncertain what is original and reproduction.