The gallery off Main Street

In a place you've never heard of, an undiscovered artist

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography of Ivoryton Tony Amos
M.C.
Entering Lutea
First Guide
Acrobats
untitled
Cornered
East Sixty Eighth Street
Flying Matchbook #22
Hammonassett
Towyn
Left, Right+ Center
Lycopersion Daucue Carota
Medaling
Peepshow,collaboration with Pam Erickson
Perseus
Brellas
Signage
study for Viking Verses
Summer Squash
Thought Process
untitled
Main St. Ivoryton
Mill Pond, Ivoryton
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It’s the only place in the world called Ivoryton. The quiet Connecticut village was once the place where ivory was made into piano keys, but these days is most famous for the Ivoryton Playhouse, America’s longest continually running summer stock theatre, where Katharine Hepburn made her debut. But there’s something else to discover about Ivoryton: tucked away off Main Street is a shingled fibreglass factory-turned-gallery, dedicated to the intriguing works of an unsung photographer and artist, Richard Davis.

 

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