“The stones, held together by invisible steel rods, tumble through space in a dynamic dance. Selected from nature’s bounty at the beach, Davy’s stones are sculptured by the water, wind, and sand, and are beautiful objects in themselves. He carefully weighs the aesthetics of each to create fluid balancing acts. Davy’s facility with composition is very much in evidence here. The sculptures are ultimately pared down to emphasize the lyrical quality that encourages contemplation. Certainly these stones are subtle reminders of the natural wonders of California.
Abstract yet biomorphic, the natural forms inform the logic of placement. Because of their inherent movement and form, these stones have an anthropomorphic quality that lends vitality to their structure.
Elegant and simple, Davy’s
sculptures formally convey refined rhythm. Because they are paired down
to their essentials, these works manage to illuminate the poetry of
© Woods Davy, 2010