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Transcript of Gary Hume podcast

Gary Hume was born in Kent in 1962 and lives and works in London and upstate New York, USA. Solo shows include the Venice Bienale, Whitechapel Art Gallery and the National Galleries of Scotland.

Gary Hume:

This is a painting by Daniel Sturgis. When this first came out people sort of went, "Oh yeah, seen that..." And then just as it was about to go we went, "Oh hold on, wait a second". We started to look at it again and then we discovered this very peculiar painting.

It's a simple, abstract painting but we couldn't really find a place for it in the already existing realms of abstract art. It's peculiar! When you're looking at all these paintings it's very nice to find a peculiar painting that you don't feel safe in the looking at it. It's good and strange, with lovely oranges. A good, weird, abstract picture.