Search results for: Howard Hodgkin

For Howard Hodgkin, collecting was as important as painting

The artist amassed one of the finest private collections of Indian court paintings, an activity that preoccupied him as much as making art

2 Feb 2024
In Tangier (1987–90), Howard Hodgkin.

Recollected works – ‘Howard Hodgkin: Memories’, reviewed

In these paintings from the 1980s and ’90s, Hodgkin found a way to depict that ‘almost impossibly nebulous subject’ – his own past experiences

16 Oct 2020
Iznik pottery tile spandrel fragment (c. 1560–80), Turkey. Sotheby's London, £7,000–10,000. © Sotheby's

Howard Hodgkin’s collection comes to auction

The painter amassed a huge variety of bold and fascinating artworks over the years – many of which are soon to be sold at Sotheby’s

16 Oct 2017

Howard Hodgkin’s art collection will be auctioned

Art news daily : 11 September

11 Sep 2017
Letters from Bombay (2012-14), Howard Hodgkin. © Howard Hodgkin, Courtesy the artist and Gagosian

How India inspired Howard Hodgkin

‘Painting India’ at the Hepworth Wakefield includes many of the artist’s most engaging and joyful paintings

2 Sep 2017
Letters from Bombay (2012-14), Howard Hodgkin. © Howard Hodgkin, Courtesy the artist and Gagosian

Howard Hodgkin: Painting India

The first exhibition dedicated to the painter’s relationship with India, a source of inspiration in his work for more than five decades

Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire
Portrait of Howard Hodgkin featuring Portrait of the Artist Listening to Music (2016), photographed by Miriam Perez. Courtesy Gagosian.

Recollections of Howard Hodgkin

Howard Hodgkin’s great artistic struggle – and achievement – was to find a way of visualising memories

29 Mar 2017
Portrait of the Artist (1984–87), Howard Hodgkin. © Howard Hodgkin

Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

Challenging traditional forms of representation, Hodgkin’s portraits choose to explore memory, emotion, and the relationships between people and places

National Portrait Gallery, London

Beyond the Surface: Howard Hodgkin, 1932–2017

The celebrated painter Howard Hodgkin has died in London aged 84

9 Mar 2017
Love Song (2015), Howard Hodgkin.

Painter Howard Hodgkin has died at the age of 84

Art News Daily : 9 March

9 Mar 2017
Love Song (2015), Howard Hodgkin.

Howard Hodgkin’s paintings get better and better

How strange that this great British painter claims to ‘hate painting’ when he is so good at it

9 May 2016

The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

A Twitter tussle between two London museums, gallery doppelgangers, and Howard Hodgkin’s taste in television

20 Sep 2017
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The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Howard Hodgkin’s acute eye for beach towels, plus Jack White and De Stijl

14 Mar 2017

February 2024

Julie Mehretu | Indian miniature painting | Italian museums

Acquisitions of the Month: July 2022

Two significant works by Renaissance masters to the National Gallery in London are among this month’s highlights

5 Aug 2022
The Architects (1981), R.B. Kitaj

Acquisition of the Year

The collection of MJ Long and Colin St John Wilson: 175 works

15 Nov 2021
Five Conversations (2019), Lubaina Himid. Hollybush Gardens at Frieze Sculpture 2020.

The shows must go on – what not to miss during Frieze week this year

There are no tents going up in Regent’s Park this year, but there are still plenty of shows worth visiting. Apollo’s editors select their highlights

8 Oct 2020
A view of Tate Modern, London, in March 2020.

Programme notes – Museums in Quarantine on BBC4, reviewed

Alistair Sooke and Simon Schama take on tour-guide duties in a series of new 30-minute films. But how satisfying can the Tate on the telly really be?

30 Apr 2020
The Twist at Kistefos.

The Twist

This serpentine building transforms the woodland landscape at Kistefos sculpture park

Jevnaker, Norway
The Little Girl in Blue (detail; 1934), Amrita Sher-Gil. Sotheby’s Mumbai, INR18.7 crore

The market is hot for modern Indian art

Work by post-Independence artists is increasingly hard to find, with prices surging – in India and abroad

31 Jan 2019
Gillian Ayres at home in Barnes, London, in 1961.

A tribute to Gillian Ayres (1930–2018)

Ayres has died at the age of 88 after a long, vibrant career as one of Britain’s leading abstract painters

18 Apr 2018

Scottish government to boost arts funding

Art news daily: 18 December

18 Dec 2017
Self–portrait aged 59 in a grey coat (1793), Joseph Wright of Derby. The Parker Gallery at LAPADA

A quick tour of the autumn art fairs

LAPADA returns to London, Brussels gears up for its inaugural Fine Art Fair, and Fine Art Asia opens its doors in Hong Kong

12 Sep 2017