In Conversation: Hodgkin and portraiture: painting what he sees and feels
13 April 2017, 19:00
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Going for a Walk with Andrew
by Howard Hodgkin, 1995-1998
Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Gift of Judy and Kenneth Dayton, 2002
© Howard Hodgkin
In a change to the advertised programme, Dame Margaret Drabble is no longer able to participate in this event due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Paul Levy, writer, journalist, broadcaster and the subject of two portraits by Howard Hodgkin, discusses the artist’s approach to portraiture with writer and critic Jeremy Treglown.
Paul Levy is an American-born writer and journalist, whose publications encompass art and food. Following books on the writer Lytton Strachey and the philosopher G.E. Moore, as well as literary reviews for the Observer, in 1980 he became the newspaper’s food and wine critic and introduced the British public to French nouvelle cuisine. Subsequently, he became arts correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.
Jeremy Treglown's books include biographies of Roald Dahl, Henry Green (Dictionary of Literary Biography Award), and V. S. Pritchett (shortlisted for the Whitbread Award for Biography and the Duff Cooper Prize for Literature). A former editor of The Times Literary Supplement, he has taught at Oxford, Princeton and Warwick, and has written for The New Yorker and Granta among other papers and magazines. He lives in London.
Part of the programme of events complementing Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends.
- In Conversation: Claude Cahun’s ‘self-portraits’
- In Conversation: Photographing Hollywood Icons: Then and Now
- In Conversation: Queer Perspectives
- In Conversation: Masked/Unmasked
- In Conversation: Photo London: Newsha Tavakolian
- In Conversation: Photo London: William Klein
- In Conversation: Photo London: Gregory Crewdson
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