Gary HumeLady Parker 1998

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Artist
Gary Hume (born 1962)
Title
Lady Parker
From Portraits
Date 1998
MediumScreenprint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 909 x 633 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1998
Reference
P78687
Not on display

Summary

Hume’s Portraits is a series of ten screenprints commissioned by Charles Booth-Clibborn and published by him under his imprint, The Paragon Press, London. They were proofed and printed at Coriander Studio, London in an edition of thirty-six plus ten artist’s proofs. Tate’s copy is number eighteen in the edition. Each print was made using between three and fifteen colours and coated with several layers of varnish in sections. The varnish results in a sheer, glossy surface similar to that achieved by Hume’s use of household gloss paint in his paintings such as Incubus 1991 (Tate T07184) and Water Painting 1999 (Tate T07618). The prints are based on paintings Hume made between 1994 and 1998. Some of these paintings were derived from photographs, others from Hume’s imagination. Each print has a subtitle related to the original painting… (read more)

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