Hugo Guinness (September 12, 1959), is a London-born New York-based artist, illustrator, model and writer. He is known for his illustrations in the New York Times and his bold, graphic black-and-white block prints, many of which have appeared in films and publications.
Guinness depicts everyday and eclectic objects or phrases in a simplistic yet humorous way. His works have appeared in publications including The New Yorker, New York Times, Vogue USA as well as The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic. Guinness's works are collected by numerous notable people including Anna Wintour, Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams, Wes Anderson, artist Jack Pierson, the late Heath Ledger and actress Amanda Peet. He designed apparel for Pussy Glamour clothing company.
Guinness was a copywriter for CDP advertising agency, investment banker with Guinness Mahon and founder of Coldpiece Pottery.
Hugo Guinness did the voice of Farmer Bunce in Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox. Guinness also co-wrote the story to Anderson's 2014 film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. He has modeled for Tods footwear and J Crew. He has designed a ranged of leather goods for Coach New York.
Guinness lives in Brooklyn, NY and is married to artist Elliott Puckette. He has two children, Isabella and Violet. He is the cousin of designer Daphne Guinness, and brother of socialite Sabrina Guinness and philanthropist Julia Samuel.
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