AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

14 November 2015

Crepuscular.


“He is very responsive to atmosphere and changing light,” Mr. Sutton said. “He’s particularly good at the crepuscular dawn and dusk and the play of light on water, which he gets partly from the Impressionists, but he does it in his own distinctive way."

In the early 20th century, Davis became best known for his paintings of clouds. Fifteen cloudscapes are assembled together in the exhibition, demonstrating his technical range and scrupulous observation. Set above low horizon lines, Davis’s clouds inhabit expansive skies. Some are wispy and serene, some are voluminous and laden, some seem to be scurrying over the countryside.

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