Peter Davies’ colourful lists rank modern and contemporary artists according to his opinions, such as The Fun One Hundred. Davies says ‘The text paintings offer a playful and humorous take on my attempt to understand art history and contemporary art’. Davies’ offers explanations as to why these artists are ‘fun’, such as ‘David Hockney - Pool Attendant’ and ‘Vanessa Beecroft - Hanging Out’. A Goldsmiths graduate, Davies’ text paintings debuted at the Sensation exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1997 and he has since exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and Saatchi gallery, London and is represented by Gagosian Gallery. Click into the artwork and hover over the image to read the text close-up.