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Gary Hume RA

Gary Hume graduated from Goldsmith’s College, London in 1988. His first group exhibitions were held that year at Karsten Schubert Ltd, London and in Freeze: Part II, at Surrey Docks, London.

Following his first solo show at Karsten Schubert Ltd, London (1989) he rapidly established an international reputation, exhibiting in numerous significant group exhibitions throughout the 1990s. He was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1996 and was winner of the Jerwood Painting Prize in 1997.


Royal Academician


Elected RA: 24 May 2001

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

Born: 1962 in Pembury, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Honorary officer: Eranda Professor of Drawing 2004 - 2006

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Preferred media: Painting

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