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Patrick Hughes

The Rainbosceros, 2018

Rhino: fibreglass rhino (fire retardant) with internal armature Finish: Oil with weatherproof glaze
57 9/10 × 74 4/5 × 23 3/5 in
147 × 190 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
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Tusk Rhino Trail: Benefit Auction 2018

Patrick Hughes' three dimensional painted reliefs have baffled his audiences for over 50 years, …

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Patrick Hughes' three dimensional painted reliefs have baffled his audiences for over 50 years, demonstrating how deceptive appearances can be. Hughes' name has been synonymous with rainbow paintings since the 1970s.
"The Rainbosceros, known by some as the Rhinebow, is a unique creature who brings joy …

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Courtesy of the artist and Tusk.
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Patrick Hughes
British, b. 1939
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Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of …

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Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of perception and perspective. He invented an optical illusion called “reverspective,” a neologism for reverse perspective. Hughes begins by constructing pyramid- or wedge-shaped blocks out of wood, which he combines into ridged …

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Patrick Hughes, ‘The Rainbosceros’, 2018, Tusk Rhino Trail: Benefit Auction 2018
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Patrick Hughes, ‘The Rainbosceros’, 2018, Tusk Rhino Trail: Benefit Auction 2018
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About the work
Exhibition history
Bibliography
Provenance
Tusk Rhino Trail: Benefit Auction 2018

Patrick Hughes' three dimensional painted reliefs have baffled his audiences for over 50 years, …

Read more

Patrick Hughes' three dimensional painted reliefs have baffled his audiences for over 50 years, demonstrating how deceptive appearances can be. Hughes' name has been synonymous with rainbow paintings since the 1970s.
"The Rainbosceros, known by some as the Rhinebow, is a unique creature who brings joy …

Read more
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Tusk.
Signature
Signed
Patrick Hughes
British, b. 1939
Follow

Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of …

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Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of perception and perspective. He invented an optical illusion called “reverspective,” a neologism for reverse perspective. Hughes begins by constructing pyramid- or wedge-shaped blocks out of wood, which he combines into ridged …

Read more

Patrick Hughes

The Rainbosceros, 2018

Rhino: fibreglass rhino (fire retardant) with internal armature Finish: Oil with weatherproof glaze
57 9/10 × 74 4/5 × 23 3/5 in
147 × 190 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
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