Tom Hudson

1922–1997

Tom Hudson, ‘Box of Clouds’ 1965–72
Box of Clouds 1965–72
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Tom Hudson (July 3, 1922 – December 27, 1997) was a United Kingdom 1922–1997 British artist and lecturer. He created sculptures using modern materials such as perspex and resin and considered that Art could be a means of changing society. His greatest influence was on Art teaching. He was a foremost proponent of the Bauhaus concept of teaching Art and Design by Basic Design, taking that principle to Art Colleges across the UK in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. This came to be the Art foundation course which provide an holistic grounding for Art and Design students before taking higher education qualifications.

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