In Conversation with Andrew Graham-Dixon
Andrew Graham-Dixon talks to Howard Hodgkin at Modern art Oxford in 2010 during the artist's exhibition 'Howard Hodgkin: Time and Place'.
‘Howard Hodgkin’ by Guy Brett
Exhibition: Arthur Tooth & Sons, 1967 Publication: The Times (14/06/1967)
‘Flirtation with abstraction’ by Jackie Wullschlager
Exhibition: Tate Britain, 2006 Publication: Financial Times (15/06/2006)
‘The expertise of a brilliant panellist’ by Ben Luke
Exhibition: Gagosian Gallery, 2008 Publication: Sunday Telegraph (13/04/2008)
On Designing for the Stage
Extract from an interview with Michael White, Daily Telegraph, 12 June 2002.
The artist describes working on his designs for the mural he made for the facade of Charles Correa's British Council HQ building in New Delhi. From DESIGN Quarterly, Winter 1993.
If I could ever really succeed, I would paint pictures that were so direct, and in which the subject was so displayed, that each would be like a piece of fruit being handed to you on a plate
Howard Hodgkin 1970s
You need things to look at, things to affect your feelings, and your intelligence, and your heart.
Howard Hodgkin Interview with Alan Turing, 2 February 2001, publ.
Seamus Heaney said that Hodgkin’s art celebrates what Dylan Thomas called “the force that through the green fuse drives the flower”
Sotheby's 2015 Catalogue Heaney quoted in 'The Guardian', 27 March 2014
...there are glimpses of encounters and things that are almost offstage which suddenly impinge on you very clearly because of the general tempo of life there.
Howard Hodgkin Speaking about the influence of India
A video of Howard Hodgkin's 2014 exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, Paris, his first solo exhibition in the city. Includes an interview with the artist with extracts from Bach's 'The Well-Tempered Clavier'.
Indian CollectionHoward Hodgkin’s collection of Indian paintings and drawings has been recognised as one of the finest of its kind. It comprises over 115 works, including many from the Mughal period (c. 1550–1850). With no interest in academic issues of topography, period or style, it reflects an artist’s passion for art.
Group exhibition: ‘Towards Night’ Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne UK
Sixty artists explore the nocturnal. Curated by Tom Hammick. Howard Hodgkin's painting 'Dark as Egypt's Night' (2005-2013) on display.Read more
Howard Hodgkin contributes to the ‘Artist Napkin’ series in support of Action Against Hunger
The event marks the 10th anniversary of The Fine Wine Auction and dinner for Action Against Hunger, which will be held on the 26th November 2016 at the historic 1 Lombard Street.Read more
Mark Morris dance group ‘Layla and Majnun’, designs by Howard Hodgkin
PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 30, 2016Read more
From The Archive
A selection of items from the Howard Hodgkin archive. To explore the complete archive of exhibitions, films, interviews, publications, a chronology of the artist’s life and bibliography, click below.Explore Resources…
“I have always been fascinated by the dangerous interaction of textiles and art”, Howard Hodgkin. In 1986 Tricia Guild of Designers Guild commissioned Hodgkin to design fabrics. They were printed in Switzerland; Large Flower and Leaf on glazed chintz; Moss and Earth on cotton satin. Twenty five years later, in 2011, Designers Guild announced a new incarnation of the designs as well as a new design called Brush.
A selection of pictures from the collection of Howard Hodgkin which has been recognised as one of the finest of its kind. It comprises over 115 works, including many from the Mughal period (c. 1550 – 1850). With no interest in academic issues of topography, period or style, it reflects an artist’s passion for art.