Gary Hume

English, born 1962

3,906 followers

Gary Hume

English, born 1962

3,906 followers

Young British Artist Gary Hume came to prominence in the early 1990s with his “Door” paintings, a …

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Young British Artist Gary Hume came to prominence in the early 1990s with his “Door” paintings, a series of life-sized paintings of hospital doors. These minimal, abstract compositions eventually evolved into more fluid, lyrical imagery, often employing found images of celebrities (including Michael Jackson) and …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
£411k, Christie's, 2014
Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 2 more
Participated in a major biennial
Bienal de Sao Paulo
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