Ken Hughes obituary

My father, Ken Hughes, who has died aged 93, was a sculptor and lecturer.

His speciality was extremely lifelike and well observed portrait heads. But he also explored other ways of making sculpture, using colour in a long series of works that were often reminiscent of scenes in plays and which, stylistically, owed much to German Expressionist painters such as Paul Klee and Max Beckmann and contemporary painters such as Frank Auerbach and Francis Bacon.

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