TM Davy

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TM Davy is best known for his figurative paintings and pastels rendered in a luminous reality. Davy paints with light and shadow, centering relationships of love and self-realization. He often depicts the subjects of his work in intimate interactions, allowing the viewer to participate in moments of uncanny engagement. Davy's painting style is a virtuosic layering of radiant color and symbolic illusions of form. Believing that all of art history is the ground for a present understanding, Davy's practice connects with mystery, metaphor, and the metaphysical. For Davy, painting finds roots in a broader tradition of meditative corporal experience. His work often integrates breath-work, song, and experimental performance as extensions of his paintings.

Davy has had solo exhibitions such as Fae, Company Gallery, New York (2023); TM Davy. Fire Island, Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, Germany (2021); Horses, Exile, Berlin, Germany; and 11R, New York (2017). Davy has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including those at the Brooklyn Museum, New York; Perrotin, New York; Company Gallery, New York; CF Hill, Sweden; MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA; Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark; Tate Modern, UK; X Initiative, New York; and Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo. Davy graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York, where he now teaches. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Exhibitions

Solo Show

Fae

Nov4Jan62024

Group Show

Part One

Dec8Jan282023

Group Show

Fire

Mar6Apr142019

Selected Press

Jun 11 2024

W Magazine

A Curator’s Comprehensive Guide to the Queer Art Canon

Feb 4 2024

Hyperallergic

In TM Davy’s Art, Faeries Have Their Day

Dec 11 2023

Artnet

10 Solo Gallery Exhibitions to See In New York Before the End of the Year

Nov 28 2023

NY Mag (Curbed)

An East Williamsburg Loft Full of Satyrs, Fairies, and Plants

Nov 1 2023

New York Times

The Painter TM Davy’s Imaginary Friends

May 4 2021

Männer

TM Davy: Fire Island

Apr 18 2021

T Magazine

Weekend Friends

Jun 7 2018

Wall Street International

The Lure of the Dark

Jun 7 2018

Artsy

Why Young Queer Artists Are Trading Anguish for Joy

Jun 6 2018

Art Viewer

Altered at Company

Sep 18 2017

Stuttgarter Nachrichten

Thomas Fuchs bringt Patrick Angus nach Berlin

Jul 1 2017

Artforum

The World Without Us, Critics

Feb 13 2017

Observer

TM Davy’s ‘Horses’ Are Not What They Seem

Feb 1 2017

Artforum

TM Davy

Feb 1 2017

Whitehot Magazine

TM Davy: Horses at 11R Gallery

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Company is wheelchair accessible.

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