— A selection of images from artists who are inspiring me and informing my work at the moment. Older or dead artists that I’m reassessing and younger artists who are making things that look old.

William Turnbull

Aaron Angell

Mike Barrow

Antoni Tàpies

Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

Des Hughes

Carl Andre

Hans Hartung

John McCracken

Craig Kauffman


Ulrich Rückriem

Oscar Tuazon

Oscar Tuazon

Carl Andre

Alan Shields

Bob Law

Lynn Chadwick

Jannis Kounellis

Scott Short

Dorothea Rockburne

Günther Uecker

William Tucker

Andrei Tarkovsky

Born in 1970, Peter Davies lives and works in London. Solo exhibitions include The Epoch of Perpetual Happiness, The Approach, London 2009, and New Paintings, Gagosian, London 2001, and forthcoming The Approach 2012. Recent group exhibitions include ART, Galerie Haas Und Fuchs, Berlin, Germany 2010; THE MAKING OF ART, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany 2009; Starstruck: CONTEMPORARY ART AND THE CULT OF CELEBRITY, The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK 2008; and forthcoming THE INDISCIPLINE OF PAINTING, Tate St Ives, UK, 2012.