Grenville Davey

born 1961

Grenville Davey, ‘Drum’ 1989–90
Drum 1989–90
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Grenville Davey (born 28 April 1961) is a Cornish sculptor and winner of the 1992 Turner Prize.

Davey is a visiting professor of the University of the Arts London and programme leader, MA Fine Art at the University of East London. From December 2010 he became resident artist at the physics department of Queen Mary, University of London, working with Dr David Berman. Grenville was the artist-in-residence at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences from January to June 2012.

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