Gary Hume RA - Curtains
digital print in colours on wove,
after the artist's painting of the same title,
signed and dated in black ink,
From the unnumbered edition of 150,
Sheet size 84 x 57cm
Gary Hume RA - Curtains is a typical Hume piece, his oeuvre has consistently been about everyday objects we encounter. Making his mark as a YBA in the early days of his career he focussed his attention on Doors. Here we see a set of curtains as the subject of the image, and it raises a lot of thought about a very mundane object in terms of what they do and what they represent. They frame the outside world for the homeowner, they offer privacy and seclusion and block out the light so we can sleep.