American Tan XX (Gloss)

Gary Hume (1962 - )

Gloss paint on aluminium

2006-2007

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Other
    City: storage
  • 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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    Subjects
    sport, ear, head
    Materials & Techniques
    aluminium, household gloss paint, oil painting
  • Details
    Title
    American Tan XX (Gloss)
    Date
    2006-2007
    Medium
    Gloss paint on aluminium
    Dimensions
    height: 95.20 cm, width: 68.70 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from White Cube, October 2007
    Inscription
    verso: American tan. / XX / Gary Hume / 06/07
    Provenance
    White Cube, London
    GAC number
    18148