Des Hughes Exhibited at The Saatchi Gallery

Des Hughes
Endless Endless

2010

Polyester resin, iron powder, fibreglass, plastic, wood

235 x 167 x 75 cm (including plinth)

Des Hughes's Biography

Des Hughes
Born in 1970, Birmingham, UK
Lives and works in Herefordshire, UK



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2013
Rust Never Sleeps, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin

2011
Thems, A.E.Barrow, Chatsworth Road, organised by Measure, London

2010
Endless Endless ‘Frame’ solo presentation, Frieze Art Fair
Small Collections, Nottingham Contemporary

2008
Des Hughes and Richard Hughes, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles

2007
Ancient & Modern, London

2005
Boneless, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

2004
The Screaming Abdabs, The Showroom, London

2002
Unconvincing Sausages, Kate MacGarry, London

1999
Being Boring, Virgin Megastore, London

1998
Wishing on a star, Tablet Gallery, London

1997
I wouldn’t normally do this kind of thing, Habitat, King’s Rd, London
We hate it when our friends become successful, Southampton City Art Gallery


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2014
Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art, The Henry Moore Foundation, Hertfordshire

2012
Everything’s Inevitable: Works from the collection of Manchester
Art Gallery selected by Des Hughes, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

2011
I haven’t been feeling myself lately, commission of bronze ‘dog’ for Attingham Park, Shropshire by Meadow Arts
Dystopia, CAPC centre d’art contemporarin de Bordeaux
Sometimes I wish I could just disappear, David Risley Gallery,Copenhagen
Backbone, A Selection of Modern British Sculpture, New Art Centre, Salisbury
Modern British Sculpture, Gimpel Fils, London

2010
Never The Same River (Possible Futures, Probable Pasts), Camden Arts Centre, London, curated by Simon Starling
BigMinis, Fetishes of Crisis, cur Alexi Vaillant, CAPC centre d’art contemporarin de Bordeaux
Bart Wells Boutique, London, cur. Luke Gottelier & Francis Upritchard
Undone: making and un-making in Contemporary Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Rive Gauche, Rive Droite, various venues, cur. Marc Jancou, Paris
The Nature of Things, Two Jonnys Projects, London

2009
Beating the Bounds, Art Now, Tate Britain
Fallen Out of Space, Jan Mol Collection, London
Continuity, Gimpel Fils, London
Friends & Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York

2008
Weißes Lächeln, Croy Neilson, London

2007Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring, Camden Arts Centre, London (curated by Steven Claydon)
Strange Weight, Martos Gallery, New York

2006
Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires, Ancient & Modern, London

2005
Still Life With, Kate MacGarry, London
Art Out of Place, Castle Museum, Norwich
The Wonderful Fund Collection, Le Musée de Marrekech

2004
Wider Than The Sky, Commercial Street, London
Mementoes & Other Curiosities, Farmiloes, London
Death of Romance, Ganton Street, London
Bart Wells Institute, Hamish McKay, Wellington, New Zealand

2003
The Unhomely, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
18%, Geoffrey Charles Gallery, London
Twilight, Gimpel Fils, London