Jim Davis
1946 – 1974

Stan Brakhage called Jim Davis “the first man who had shown me reflected light in film.” Davis was a painter who had worked on canvas and glass for three decades before he began making mobiles of curved plastic elements in 1940. Seeking to make a new kind of art that used the minimal elements of light, motion, and time, he set light sources against mirrors and through filters so that his sculptures engendered a series of abstract reflections on the …

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Fathomless (1964)