Selected press reactions to the Indian Collection.
This text was first published in Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, 2012.
GRIST TO THE MILL Collecting ran in Howard Hodgkin’s family: he was named after an ancestor, Luke Howard, who was the first man to identify and name cloud forms (Essay on the Modification of Clouds, 1803). Howard’s great-grandparents, John Eliot Hodgkin, and his wife Edith filled their house with English ceramic tiles, and published Examples […]
A recording of Hodgkin in conversation with Professor Rana Mitter at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, coinciding with the exhibition of his complete collection of Indian miniatures ‘Visions of Mughal India’, 2012.
The Ashmolean, No. 23, Christmas, 1992
Transcript of a talk that Hodgkin gave in September 1991, when Indian paintings and drawings from his collection were shown at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. It was later published in The Ashmolean.
Asian Art, 1991
Hodgkin describes his long fascination with Indian painting and how he started collecting. From Asian Art, vol.IV, no. 4, Fall 1991
Arts Council of Great Britain, 1983
Introduction to the catalogue for the exhibition chosen by Howard Hodgkin, Arts Council of Great Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, 1983.