Richard Hughes

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Monographs & Artists’ Books

Editor(s) :

Clément DiriéLionel Bovier

Author(s) :

Joanne TathamMartin Clark

Cover type :

Hardcover

Dimensions :

205 x 286 mm

Pages :

64 pgs.

Pictures :

48 colors

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CHF38 / €25 / £19 / $35

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ISBN :

978-3-03764-239-9

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October 2012

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Drawing inspiration from the seemingly banal objects of daily life, the sculptural installations of Richard Hughes (*1974, Birmingham) reflect upon instances of the everyday with formal clarity and wit. Often refashioning his subjects using materials such as fiberglass, cast resin, silicone, and polyurethane, Hughes engages us in a process of illusion and artifice, a strategy that continually plays upon our sense of order, knowledge, and perception.

This new publication will consider the artist’s work to date with a text by Joanne Tatham, and a conversation between the artist and Martin Clark, Artistic Director of Tate St Ives. Hughes has exhibited at Tate Britain and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, both London; the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; the Palazzo Grassi, Venice; and the Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach. He lives and works in London.