Richard Hughes

British artist Richard Hughes doesn’t need to touch the walls to evoke an image of abandonment and decay; his sculptures, which often represent neglected furniture and other apparently worthless objects that have had contact with bodies, charge the entire space they’re in.

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Richard Hughes

Shut Down 1, 2010

Fiber glass, polyester resin, iron powder and acrylic paint

96 x 36 1/2 inches

Courtsey Anton Kern Gallery

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Richard Hughes

Chapel Perilous, 2010

Glass, cast polyurethane, plastic, vinyl, paint and electric lights

126 x 131 1/2 inches

Courtesy Anton Kern Gallery

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Richard Hughes

Jimmy Jimmy, 2010

Clay-tiles, plaster board, paper, wood, paint, vinyl tiles, carpet and cork

264 1/2 x 195 x 11 inches

Courtsey Anton Kern Gallery

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Richard Hughes

Shut Down 2, 2010

Fiber glass, polyester resin, iron powder, and acrylic paint

95 x 96 inches

Courtesy Anton Kern Gallery

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