18 September 2018
As the title of this fascinating new show at Charlie Smith London suggests, Hugh Mendes is here offering multiple self-portraits, in the form of portraits of other people.
Hugh Mendes has created his most controversial image to date, for his latest exhibition, a group show at CHARLIE SMITH LONDON.
Hugh Mendes is a German-born British painter. He graduated with an MA in Fine Art from City and Guilds of London Art School, in 2001 after reading a BA (Hons) in Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art 1975-78. Mendes’ work has been shown globally at Museum shows and it is in prominent private collections […]
Hugh Mendes is to exhibit his obsessional obituary paintings in a new show at Charlie Smith London. Operating simultaneously as portraits and still life paintings, these works are contemporary memento mori, serving as reminders of our mortality to both artist and audience. Being obituaries of deceased artists only, this is Mendes’ most personal exhibition to date. […]
Charlie Smith London is marking the centenary of the beginning of The Great War with an exhibition of four European artists. Working across mediums in installation, drawing and painting, Harold de Bree (Netherlands), Florian Heinke (Germany), Eric Manigaud (France) and Hugh Mendes (United Kingdom) have made new work in response to the brief. Each artist […]
Work by the London-based painter Hugh Mendes will be exhibited at GUSFORD | Los Angeles. This will be his first solo exhibition at the gallery. Mendes will show a selection of Obituaries, an ongoing trompe l’oeil series that the artist has been working on for over a decade. Referencing the classic film noir genre, D.O.A […]