Jim McHugh is an American photographer. Living in Los Angeles his work is extensively centered on the culture of celebrity. The long–term relationship with the British-born and Los Angeles based artist, David Hockney began over forty years ago. In that first meeting and photography session, the most famous portrait of David was created. This is the cover of Hockney’s autobiographical book, The Way I See It. McHugh’s portraiture of artists continued over a decade, including John Baldessari, Ed Moses and Edward Ruscha to name a few. The result was several book publications: The Art of Light and Space by Abbeville...
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