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Prof Dean Hughes

Department: Arts

Key Publications

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  • Drawing, Hughes, D. Jun 2018
  • Incidental moments, happenchance, and the role of the anecdote within artistic research, Hughes, D. 2016
  • The temperature of an envelope, Hughes, D. 19 Mar 2016
  • 'On Being an Artist' by Michael Craig-Martin, Hughes, D. 2 Sep 2015, In: Visual Culture in Britain
  • Teaching Allegorically, Hughes, D. 15 Dec 2015, Roger Ackling: Between the Lines, London, Occasional Papers
  • What function does professional practice occupy within the Fine Art curriculum in Higher Education?, Hughes, D. 11 Sep 2015
  • Calico Shaped works, Hughes, D. 2014
  • Dwelling as an approach to creative pedagogy, Hughes, D. 1 Apr 2014, In: Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Dean Hughes (b.1974 Manchester, UK) studied at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London between 1993-96. He was included in the British Art Show 5 in 2000 and his work was featured in Phaidon's 2005 book Vitamin D New Perspectives in Drawing. Recent group exhibitions include Big Minis at CAPC Bordeaux; Lonely at the Top, MUHKA Antwerp, and Newspeak: British Art now, Saatchi Gallery. Recent Solo exhibitions include Maria Stenfors (2014) and Cairn, Pittenweem (2014), and in June 2014 he curated Ideas in things at Maria Stenfors.


Research interests include - Contemporary art, artistic practice, pedagogy, intermedia

Laure Genillard Gallery | Installation views 2019


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