Fragment of a Rainbow VI

2011
Hume, Gary
Colour has always been an essential element of Gary Hume's work and so it is understandable that he has taken the rainbow as the subject of a new series of works. He has divided the rainbow into its seven colour sections, and the fragmented arcs of different shapes and sizes are displayed high above eye level as if in a joyful dance around the gallery walls. Like many of Hume's paintings, this work is both abstract and representational. Gary Hume gave 'Fragment of a Rainbow VI', 2011 to the Collection following his exhibition 'Gary Hume: Flashback' which during 2012 toured to Leeds, Wolverhampton, Hastings and Aberdeen.
  • Artwork Details: Orange, 169.5 x 87cm Blue, 105.5 x 114cm Yellow, 169.5 x 87cm Green, 66.5 x 114cm Red, 112.5 x 120cm Purple, 152 x 114cm Indigo, 162.5 x 83cm
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  • Material description: gloss paint on aluminium
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  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC25/2012

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