In 1995 Bill Davenport glued four cardboard toilet paper rolls together in a little cluster and called it sculpture. In the mid-'80s he cast the puckered dome of a citrus squeezer and the head of an ax in bronze. He has crocheted a protective cover for a washing machine and arranged three balls of crumpled toilet paper into a snowman. It's easier to ridicule Davenport's art than a Virgin Mary daubed with beaded elephant dung and surrounded by butterflies whose wings are buttocks snipped from porn magazines. It's also easier, if you're interested,... More >>>
Bill Davenport's works, such as Solitaire, don't depend on some kind of personal exchange; they're not sentimental.