Whistler

Gary Hume (1962 - )

Screenprint

1998

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: HM Treasury, 1 Horse Guards Road
  • About the artist
    Gary Hume is one of the generation of ‘Young British Artists’ who rose to prominence in the late 1980s. He studied at Goldsmiths College in London from 1985 to 1988, participating in the landmark exhibition Freeze, curated by fellow student Damien Hirst. He was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1996 and in the same year represented Britain at the São Paulo Bienal. Two years later, he represented Britain at the Venice Biennale. Since then he has had solo exhibitions at institutions across Europe, including the Kestnergesellschaft in Hanover, Tate Britain in London, Kunsthaus Bregenz in Austria, the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, Modern Art Oxford, and Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens in Deurle, Belgium. Hume lives and works in London and Accord, New York.
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  • Details
    Title
    Whistler
    Portfolio Title
    Portraits
    Edition
    6/36
    Date
    1998
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Acquisition
    Purchased from The Paragon Press, May 1998
    Inscription
    below image: WHISTLER / Gary Hume
    Provenance
    The Paragon Press
    GAC number
    17321/1