Hodgkin in his own words: Transcriptions of interviews with the artist. Learn from the critics’ insights.
12th March 2021
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 […]
There is not much to show, 30 years later, by the way of memorial to the impulse of sympathy and affection through which so many English children were invited to the U.S. After June 1940. For many of them, the trip meant primarily a change of schooling and an uncomfortable boat-ride; but here and there […]
Gagosian Gallery, 2013
Originally printed in Howard Hodgkin (New York: Gagosian, 2013). A catalogue made for Hodgkin’s exhibition which opened at their gallery in Rome in the same year.
Seven, The Sunday Telegraph, 20th June 2012
Exhibition: Alan Cristea Gallery, 2012
San Diego Reader, 16th March 2011
A review of the show of Hodgkin’s paintings 2001-2010 at the San Diego Museum of Art, from the San Diego Reader. The writer, W.S. Di Piero, is a Professor of English at Stanford University and a published poet.
Los Angeles Times, 11th February 2011
At 78, Howard Hodgkin has slowed a bit, requiring a wheelchair lately to move about, but he remains quick as ever to speak his mind and, judging by the San Diego Museum of Art’s exhibition of his recent work, compelled as ever to paint the wealth of memories and sensations that occupy it.
A note on print-making with the 107 Workshop. Written for Christie’s, South Kensington, where 40 of Jack Shirreff’s printer’s proofs went on sale on 14 September 2010.
Vrij Nederland, 28th August 2010
An interview by Stefan Kuiper, printed in Vrij Nederland, 28 August 2010, translated by Beth O’Brien
Evening Standard, 8th December 2009
Exhibition: Gagosian Gallery, 2009
Seven Magazine, The Sunday Telegraph, 13th April 2008
Exhibition: Alan Cristea Gallery, 2008
Financial Times, 15th June 2006
Exhibition: Tate Britain, 2006
Art and Architecture, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2006
To coincide with a retrospective exhibition of his work (at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Tate Britain and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid), Hodgkin reflected on works by Seurat in the Courtauld institute of Art Gallery in an interview with John-Paul Stonard, for Art and Architecture.