Shuriya Davis didn’t caption their bruise-colored, semi-abstract homages to Big Gay Idiot DJ, the early 2010s phenom formerly known as DJ Total Freedom, when they posted them on Instagram. In September, the Alabama-born, Mississippi-based artist began flooding the app with these brown, purple, and green premonitions from a muddy future.
Artist Shuriya Davis Makes Deliberately Messy Paintings. Collectors Can’t Get Enough
Now back in the studio after a summer away, the artist is preparing to open an exhibition with Stars in the coming year.