Paul HUGHES

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Gender Male
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Birthdate 1956-06-22
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Style Paul Hughes, Esq
Career studied knitwear design Antwerp 1973-76, fndr and knitwear designer Cachaca (later Liberated Lady) shop King's Road 1976-79, travel through Latin America and Africa (studying and collecting ethnic textiles) 1979, subsequently studied textile collections at Met Museum of Art NY, Br Museum, Washington Textile Museum and V&A whilst serving an internship handling conservation co-ordination and customer serv at Artweave Textile Gallery NY, opened own textile gallery NY 1980, relocated to San Francisco 1981, fndr/proprietor Paul Hughes Gallery London 1983-; exhbns co-ordinated and curated in London 1983-91: Pre-Columbian Andean Textile Art & 2,000 Years of Andean Textile Art (both Wilson Hale Gallery London), European Textiles 15th-20th Century (Centre for Embroidery, Fashion and Textile Studies London), Kuba Raffia Textiles from Zaïre, 17th Century English Embroideries, Textiles of Africa & Pre-Columbian and Coptic Textiles (all Paul Hughes Gallery London); int and travelling exhbns co-ordinated and curated 1989-96: Pre-Columbian Textile Art (Grasse Austria, 1989, Milan Italy 1991), Tiger Rugs of Tibet (Milan) 1992, African Majesty (Antwerp Belgium) 1992, Rediscovery of Pre-Columbian Textiles (Antwerp) 1993, Time Warps (Sammlung, Hauser & Wirth Zurich, Gallerie Asbek Copenhagen, Le Monde d'Art Paris, Paul Kasmin Gallery NY) 1995, Andean Textile Art (Kasmin Gallery NY, also Japan) 1996; author of exhibition catalogues and contribs to magazines
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