Gary Hume: Flashback

Gary Hume: Flashback

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Gary Hume: Flashback is a vivid celebration of one of Britain's boldest and most influential artists, presenting paintings, prints and sculptures from an artistic career spanning over 20 years.

Gary Hume first found international fame in the early 1990s, with his series of bold, abstract ‘door paintings’. As one of the Young British Artists, his work was featured in Freeze (1988) and Charles Saatchi’s Sensation (1997) exhibition and he has exhibited internationally since, becoming best known for vibrant, large-scale paintings, executed in planes of bold, glossy colour. A Turner Prize nominee and Royal Academician, Hume is a key figure in twentieth-century painting and a powerful influence on younger generations of contemporary artists.

This beautifully presented hardback book is published to celebrate the third exhibition in the Arts Council Collection’s acclaimed Flashback series, in which early acquisitions from key international artists are juxtaposed with newer work from British collections. Hume joins Bridget Riley and Anish Kapoor in this popular series of survey publications.

Gary Hume: Flashback contains 96 pages featuring a critical essay by art critic David Hickey, an interview with the artist by Caroline Douglas, and extensive reference material including a full chronology, list of solo exhibitions and inventory of the artist's works in British public collections.

Essay by Dave Hickey
Interview with the artist by Caroline Douglas

26 x 22 cm

96 pages
ISBN: 978 1 85332 299 0
Designed by Herman Lelie and Stefania Bonelli


Dave Hickey is an American art and cultural critic. He has written for many American publications including Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, Artforum, Harper's Magazine, and Vanity Fair. He is currently Professor of English at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Distinguished Professor of Criticism for the MFA Program in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of New Mexico.

Caroline Douglas was Head of the Arts Council Collection from 2006 to 2013.

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