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Rainbows on a Train-
Rainbows on a Train signed limited edition silkscreen print by British contemporary artist Patrick Hughes. One of Hughes' most delightful and famous images of the 1980s, published in 1980 and now very rare.
Rainbows were key to Hughes' exploration of visual paradox:
'People did not understand my rainbows. A rainbow is a fugitive temporary thing, a sign for a rare and passing event, so I made it permanent, trapped it, and made it cast a shadow—and so on. I continually contradicted it. I saw the irony in the pinning down of this butterfly.'