Patrick Hughes, born in England in 1939, held his first solo show in 1961 in London. From the 1980’s, he started to explore the difference between perspective and “reverspective”. For the last 25 years, his 3-D reverspective paintings have been exhibited around the world and are featured in many public and private collections. Patrick Hughes creates paintings that come alive through the motion created by optical illusions. Each plane of his pictures shrinks or expands to accommodate the movement of the onlooker, in perfect harmony, like a good dance partner. The experience of seeing a Patrick Hughes sculptured painting in reality is to experience unreality and the paradox of illusory space and movement.
Patrick Rubinstein was born in 1960 in Paris, during the time of British rock, cinema, and American pop. The artist grew up in a family that made him perceptive to art at an early age, acquiring the passion for cinema from his mother, and inheriting the inventive spirit from his father, who was also the first to introduce to him the techniques of kinetic art.
Patrick draws his themes from both the past and the present and is inspired by Optical Art and Kinetic Art, genres that play with our perceptions through art. The artist fuses these two movements together, maximizing on the intricate sophistication of the eye. His works often feature the major icons and celebrities of the second half of the twentieth century.
Venue: The Art Passage, Raffles City Shopping Centre
When: 1 Oct - 30 Nov 2021,
By: Ode To Art