Gary Hume Prints

Experience the abstract artworks of Gary Hume, a key contributor to the contemporary British art scene, renowned for his bold exploration of color and form. Hume’s minimalistic limited edition prints and collages, available for sale, challenge traditional perceptions and elevate the mundane to the extraordinary.

Gary Hume is a prominent British artist known for his vividly colorful and abstract paintings that explore themes of identity, beauty, and nature through a unique and minimalist lens. Born in 1962 in Tenterden, Kent, Hume rose to prominence in the early 1990s as part of the Young British Artists (YBAs), a group of provocative and innovative artists who transformed the UK’s art scene with their bold and often controversial works. Gary Hume’s artistic journey began at the Goldsmiths’ College in London, where he was part of an influential generation of artists. He first gained significant attention with his “Door” paintings, a series of life-size representations of hospital doors rendered in high gloss paint on aluminum panels. These artworks, characterized by their simplified forms and mesmerizing color combinations, demonstrated Hume’s interest in the everyday, transforming mundane subjects into objects of aesthetic contemplation. Over the years, Gary Hume’s work evolved to include a broader range of subjects, including portraits, landscapes, and abstract compositions, always marked by his distinctive use of color and form. His palette is often bright and alluring, employing commercial gloss paint to achieve flat, yet sensuously vibrant surfaces that blur the lines between representation and abstraction. Hume’s contribution to contemporary art extends beyond his visual aesthetics; his paintings, prints and works on paper engage with questions of perception, representation, and the emotive power of color, making him a significant figure in the discussion of postmodern and abstract art. His artwork has been exhibited in prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Tate in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, affirming his status as a leading figure in contemporary British art.

Auction record: £410.5k, Christie’s, 2014


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