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Gary Hume: Front of a Snowman

Oct 14, 2016-May 21, 2017
Standing upwards of ten feet tall, British artist Gary Hume’s larger-than-life sculpture of a snowman, Front of a Snowman, is installed outdoors on the AAM Commons throughout three seasons (fall, winter, and spring). Hume’s snowman—a recurrent and iconic subject in the artist’s work—straddles the line between representation and abstraction. In this playful, humorous exploration of form and color, the artist has rendered a temporary, ephemeral childhood shape into material permanence.

AAM exhibitions are made possible by the Marx Exhibition Fund. General exhibition support is provided by the Toby Devan Lewis Visiting Artist Fund.

Gary Hume’s Front of a Snowman is supported by Marcy and Leo Edelstein, and funded in part by the AAM National Council.

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