About this artwork

Alan Cumming is a renowned Scottish actor who enjoys an international reputation. Cumming studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and has appeared to critical acclaim in numerous films, television programmes and plays in Scotland, London and New York. He has also forged a reputation as a highly successful writer. This portrait is the winning commission for the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of The Year 2014 competition. Christian Hook, who is originally from Gibraltar, studied at Middlesex University and has lectured on the art of Illustration at the Royal College of Art.

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  • title:
    Alan Cumming, b.1965. Actor
  • accession number:
    PG 3740
  • artist:
    Christian Hook (born 1972)
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  • materials:
    Oil on board
  • date created:
    2014
  • measurements:
    122.00 x 160.00 cm (framed: 145.00 x 183.00 x 8.00 cm)
  • credit line:
    Commissioned by Sky Arts and presented to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in 2014
  • copyright:
    © Christian Hook

Christian Hook

Christian Hook