Power and the abuse of power are recurring themes in Fox’s work. The subject was recently addressed in his one-person show Images of War at the George Adams Gallery in New York. This series is based on recent events at Guantánamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, focusing on victims of torture. Those who wield power are also pictured in an ongoing series of paintings of generals, riot police, monarchs and priests. Two series inspired by Dante’s Inferno also touch on political themes, blending the traditional visions of hell with contemporary events.
David Fox was born and raised in London, England. He moved to the United States in 1981.