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Howard Hodgkin

(1932-2017), Painter

(Gordon) Howard Eliot Hodgkin

Sitter in 15 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Hodgkin studied at Camberwell School of Art and the Bath Academy of Art (1949-54), and in 1962 had his first solo show in London. In 1984 he exhibited in the British Pavilion at the Venice Bienniale, going on to win the Turner Prize the following year. He received his knighthood in 1992. Hodgkin was best known for his highly coloured abstract works of which the frame is often an integral part of the composition. He was also a maker of prints, some of which reflect his interest in Indian art. 'My studio is of necessity a very isolated building…All four walls are covered with screens of different sizes, mostly even dirtier depending on their age. Each one conceals a painting…which enables me to look at one picture at a time.'

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Howard Hodgkin, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(26)

Howard Hodgkin

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 13 February 1963
NPG P797(26)

Lillian Gertrude Browse; Howard Hodgkin, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1858

Lillian Gertrude Browse; Howard Hodgkin

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 24 October 1984
NPG P1858

Howard Hodgkin, by Annie Leibovitz - NPG P624

Howard Hodgkin

by Annie Leibovitz
bromide print, 1993
NPG P624

Howard Hodgkin; Ann Hodgkin, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x79762

Howard Hodgkin; Ann Hodgkin

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 2 April 1947
NPG x79762

Howard Hodgkin; Ann Hodgkin, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x79763

Howard Hodgkin; Ann Hodgkin

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 2 April 1947
NPG x79763

Howard Hodgkin, by Edward Lucie-Smith - NPG x18523

Howard Hodgkin

by Edward Lucie-Smith
bromide print, 1970
NPG x18523

Howard Hodgkin, by Edward Lucie-Smith - NPG x18522

Howard Hodgkin

by Edward Lucie-Smith
bromide print, 1970
NPG x18522

Howard Hodgkin, by Mark Haworth-Booth - NPG x199224

Howard Hodgkin

by Mark Haworth-Booth
colour polaroid print, 1978-1983
NPG x199224

Howard Hodgkin, by Nicholas Sinclair - NPG x77012

Howard Hodgkin

by Nicholas Sinclair
gelatin silver print, 1992
NPG x77012

Howard Hodgkin, by Eamonn McCabe - NPG x131770

Howard Hodgkin

by Eamonn McCabe
C-type colour print, 2008
NPG x131770

'The British Council 70 Years at the Venice Biennale', by Julian Germain - NPG x132893

'The British Council 70 Years at the Venice Biennale'

by Julian Germain
archival inkjet print, 21 October 2009
NPG x132893



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