Tag: Gary Hume

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7 painters tell us their secrets

Next week the 25th winner of the John Moores Painting Prize, the UK’s largest contemporary painting competition with a first prize of £25,000 and total fund of over £35,000, will be announced. The Times’ Nancy Durrant rounded up seven leading painters, including former winner Peter Doig, to “reveal the secrets […]

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Gary Hume’s hospital doors

Twenty years after Gary Hume emerged onto the British art scene with his Door Paintings, Modern Art Oxford presents the first survey of the series. In ArtForum Ana Finel Honigman writes that Hume’s seemingly simple and potentially constrictive conceit (all the paintings are lifesize copies of institutional hospital doors) offers […]

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Doom, gloom, Hume

“Gary Hume: American Tan,” White Cube Mason’s Yard, London. Through Oct. 7. In The Guardian, Jonathan Jones pummels Hume’s latest exhibition at White Cube. “All good art thinks – it thinks visually – but Hume is no thinker. Here, he combines his familiar Picabia-lite figures with jokes about American abstraction […]

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Gary Hume’s cheerleaders, angels, flowers and icons

“Gary Hume: American Tan,” White Cube Mason’s Yard, London. Through Oct. 7. “Gary Hume Prints: Angels, Flowers and Icons,” Hastings Art Museum and Gallery, East Sussex. Through Sept. 23. Dividing his time between studios in London and upstate New York, Hume’s new series of paintings and bronze sculptures at Mason’s […]