Gary Hume in Conversation | London, July 2013
Gary Hume Wonky Wheel is on view at Matthew Marks. The work itself is a bit puzzling, at once tactile and almost edible, yet unclear and distant. There is a sense that the images, shapes, and colors are familiar somehow. They are reminiscent of something that the viewer can’t quite place. Check out this very very interesting video of the artist discussing this series of work and his thoughts on making paintings.
“Words are pictures the way I paint them.”
— Glenn Ligon in a 1997 interview with fellow artist Byron Kim