(1958 - 2013)
Ian Hughes was active/lived in United Kingdom. Ian Hughes is known for painting.
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Biography Ian Hughes
Ian Hughes was a well known, inspirational artist producing dramatic paintings on serious themes. Glasgow born, he graduated from Dundee College of Art in 1980, and after various traveling scholarships and awards, settled in Edinburgh. He was a courageous painter and a kind man. Throughout his career he tackled the difficult issue of mental instability in a most impressive way, both in his pictures and as a psychiatric nurse, never deviating from his cause, never painting for the market place, never sensationalizing his subject.
His work was recognized with major exhibitions at the Scottish National Gallery, and in Rostov-on-the-Don. He is also represented in many UK public museums, including The Whitworth Mu
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