Technique: Hand painted multiple with archival inkjet
Classification: Limited Edition
Edition size: 75 + 10 AP (This is an AP aside from main edition)
Size: 55.5 x 115 x 31 cm, 21.8 x 45.1 x 12.1 in
Markings: Signed and numbered on the front
Frame: Sold in artist's frame
Condition: On request
Other:Due to its value we ask that you enquire for further information about the work and a custom shipping quote with an invoice.
ABOUT THE WORK:
Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of perception and perspective. He invented an optical illusion called “reverspective,” a neologism for reverse perspective. Hughes begins by constructing pyramid- or wedge-shaped blocks out of wood, which he combines into ridged panoramas. He then paints scenes into the blocks, depicting interior spaces—including museum galleries hung with iconic artworks—as well as landscapes and city views. The protruding parts of the works appear to recede, and the receding parts appear to protrude. As viewers walk by the pieces, the compositions seem to move. Hughes once remarked: “In my reverspective, you have a contradictory and paradoxical experience. I wouldn’t think they’re beautiful. I think . . . they can be awe-inspiring.”
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