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Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) VIEW BIOGRAPHY CLOSE BIOGRAPHY

Born in London, he was evacuated to the USA for a period as a child,and was trained at Camberwell 1949-50, and at Bath Academy of Art 1950-4. He taught at Charter House School, 1954-6, at the Bath Academy, 1956-66 and at Chelsea School or Art 1966-74. He was Artist-in-Residence at Brasenose college, Oxford, 1976-7. During the 1950s he painted mask-like faces (e.g. Dancing, 1959).

Widely travelled in Europe and America, his visits to India have been of great importance to him; he draws on his great knowledge of Mughal Miniatures, which he collects, for the development of his semi-abstract, intensely coloured evocations of friends in their interiors, executed usually on board and often small in scale, often also integrating the painting of the frame with the picture itself. Hi...

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OSBORNE SAMUEL GALLERY is one of London’s leading galleries, long established in the heart of Mayfair. The gallery began as Berkeley Square Gallery and became Osborne Samuel when Peter Osborne and Gordon Samuel joined forces. The gallery specialises in Modern British Painting and Sculpture and has a high reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and publications. Expand...

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