25 October 2017

Howard Hodgkin Estate Sale Soars At Sotheby’s

A testament to the exceptional eye of British painter Howard Hodgkin has been finalised when the kaleidoscope of exquisite objects that the artist so carefully drew together in his home, exceeded pre-sale expectations and sold for a combined total of £5,184,887 / $6,843,532 / €5,806,049

5 July 2017

Howard Hodgkin: India My Somewhere Else By Sue Hubbard

Everyone has a “somewhere else” in their lives Howard Hodgkin said in 1992. “My somewhere else is India”. Howard Hodgkin was 32 when he first visited that vast country. At Eton, he’d been shown a 17th-century Mughal painting by a teacher and in his 20s had become, despite modest means, something of a collector of Indian art. A meeting with Robert Skelton, […]

14 March 2017

Quiz – Test Your Knowledge of Sir Howard Hodgkin

Turner-prize winning artist Sir Howard Hodgkin sadly died last week at the age of 84. Test your knowledge of him here.

13 March 2017

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Howard Hodgkin A Road Trip Through India By Paul Carter Robinson

I met Howard Hodgkin in New York at the opening of his first US solo show at the Jill Kornblee Gallery, when I had just turned 18. As a first-year Fine Art student at the Boston Museum School, I had travelled down to NY with Stuart Cary Welch a Professor at Harvard, who by special arrangement with the Museum School and Tufts allowed […]

9 March 2017

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Sir Howard Hodgkin RA Sumptuous Colourist Dies Age 84

The English painter Sir Howard Hodgkin has died in London aged 84. Howard was born 6 August in 1932 in Hammersmith, London.

10 February 2015

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Jeremy Deller, Simon Starling, Anish Kapoor And Other Artists Condemn Tania Bruguera’s Detention

A total of 14 artists has written an open letter to the Guardian, in which they condemn Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s continued detention in her home country. The notable collection of signatories includes four Turner Prize winners – Simon Starling, Mark Leckey, Jeremy Deller and Elizabeth Price – as well as Sir Anish Kapoor and […]

12 November 2014

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Howard Hodgkin Gouaches Recently Discovered In Wilshire Workshop Exhibited

A new exhibition of recently discovered gouaches by the 82 year old, Turner Prize winning artist Howard Hodgkin, titled Indian Waves, displays 30 works, after more than 20 years in storage. They will now be shown in public for the first time at Gagosian in Davies Street opening on 28 November 2014. The hand-painted works […]

30 January 2014

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Howard Hodgkin Chosen As The First Swarovski Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon

British artist Howard Hodgkin has been honoured as the first Swarovski Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon. It aims to honour the lifetime achievement of one of our greatest artists. Hodgkin will be presented with the award at a spectacular gala dinner hosted by Whitechapel Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick OBE The Whitechapel Art Icon is to be […]

15 March 2013

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Howard Hodgkin Maximalist Gestures and Saturated Colours – Gagosian Rome

Recent paintings by the British artist Howard Hodgkin are presented in a new exhibition, opening today, at the Gagosian Gallery in Rome. This is his first exhibition in the city since presenting “Seven Small Paintings” at the British School in 1992. By exploring the very nature of painting both as cultured language and sheer expression, […]

19 June 2012

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Howard Hodgkin Robert Frost A Dark Beyond Colour – Review

I have only just thought that the title of this exhibition may well be a pun, as well as a reference to the Robert Frost poem of the same name. Howard Hodgkin is 80 years old, and is returning, after a long career, to the title of the first print he ever made, based on […]

4 June 2012

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Howard Hodgkin Celebration Of The Artist’s 80th Birthday

A major new exhibition of works on paper by Howard Hodgkin, one of Britain’s most celebrated living artists, form the basis of a new show honouring the artist’s 80th birthday.  These 11 new works are remarkably different in feel to much of his earlier work; each is a surprising and powerful burst of energy, displaying […]

7 March 2012

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Whitechapel Gallery Enlists Howard Hodgkin For Opera

Opera posters by leading artists including Sir Howard Hodgkin and Michael Craig Martin unveiled in support of Swarovski Whitechapel Gallery Art Plus Opera The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned leading artists Philip Allen, Michael Craig Martin, Sir Howard Hodgkin, Robert Holyhead, Janice Kerbel and Lisa Millroy to produce opera posters for Swarovski Whitechapel Gallery Art Plus Opera, the Gallery’s annual fundraising event on 15 March […]

9 February 2012

Curators Of The Future Stage Major Courtauld Exhibition

East Wing X: Material Matters @ Courtauld Institute of Art – REVIEW Every other year, coming on for two decades, the Courtauld Institute of Art has given over its East Wing to a student-run exhibition of contemporary art. It represents a sort of test run for the curators of the future, currently being incubated in […]

25 September 2011

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Made In The UK Exhibition Opens At RISD

Contemporary Art from the UK Richard Brown Baker Collection in Rhode Island A new exhibition of British art has opened at the RISD Museum, highlighting its extraordinary collection of contemporary British art in a major show this fall. Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection richly captures Britain’s contemporary art […]

21 June 2011

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2012 Olympic Poster Artists Unveiled

Twelve Artists have been selected by the organizers of the 2012 Olympics to design the official posters. The list reads like a who’s who of A- Lister names from the London art scene. Tracey Emin, Bridget Riley ,Michael Craig -Martin and Bob and Roberta Smith plus Turner Prize winners Howard Hodgkin, Martin Creed, Chris Ofili […]