Hew Locke

Hew Locke, Jungle Queen II, 2003.
Hew Locke exhibition, The New Art Gallery Walsall, 2005. Photo: Jonathan Shaw

Hew Locke is well known for his large scale architectural constructions which draw upon diverse influences such as Baroque, Rococo, Hindu, Islamic and colonial architecture, along with fairground art.


 

He also creates vibrantly coloured collage sculptures, many of the royal family, made with materials such as plastic toys, artificial flowers, sequins and cake decorations. This major exhibition brings together two of Hew’s large scale works, Cardboard Palace and King Creole, together with a selection of royal family portraits.