Hughes Patrick

Person Type:
Life Span:
1939 –
Country of Birth:
United Kingdom
Born in Birmingham. Lives and works in London. Has had numerous solo shows and participated in many group shows since 1961. Is represented by Angela Flowers in London, and a selection of other solo exhibitions includes: Tom Caldwell Gallery, Belfast and Dublin (1978); Alberta College of Art, Canada (1980); Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh, USA (1981, 1983); Edward Weston Galleries, NY (1983); Dean Clough Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia (1988); Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, England (1991); Vanishing Points, City Art Galleries, Manchester, England (1994); Belloc Lowndes Fine Art, Chicago (1995); Deutsche Museum, Munich, and Lexus Centre, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (both 1997); Perspectivity, Flowers West, Santa Monica, California, and Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland (both 1998). Hughes’ works are in many important collections, in the UK and abroad. A selection includes: the Arts Council of Great Britain, Museum of Modern Art, Glasgow; Tate Gallery, London; etc. Patrick Hughes is also the author of a number of scientific/theoretical books: Upon the Pun: Dual Meaning in Words and Pictures (with P. Hammond), W.H.Allen, London, 1978); Vicious, Circles and Infinity. A Panoply of Paradoxes (with G. Brecht), Doubleday, NY, 1975; Behind the Rainbow (with B. Smith), Paradox Publishing Ltd., 1983; More on Oxymoron, Jonathon Cape Ltd., 1984. (1999)
still Passages painting
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still Yin and Yang painting