Art obituaries. The story behind it might be interesting to a biographer, or a voyeur, or an art critic, but it's ultimately irrelevant because it's a different thing. Now, he is as near to art establishment as you can get and has been with the man he loves, the music writer Antony Peattie, for 20 years, but there is, it's clear from the sorrow etched deep in his face, and the tears that well up at intervals, still pain.
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Hodgkin's sweet, open face crumples up and his rheumy eyes fill with tears. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Minds.
They're the painterly equivalent of flirtation. When I moved closer, the red separated itself into licks of pink and purple, the field receding as layered scrims of color. Thanks for subscribing!
And it is silent. To Hodgkin, the title was always the clue to the picture: The conductor John Eliot Gardiner was a cousin. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate.
Its restrained domestic interiors seem like the perfect foil to his vibrant splashes of colour, surrounded, as they are, by trees and park.
School of London School of London was a term invented by artist R. After finishing his education, Howard Hodgkin taught at the Charterhouse School in Surrey for two years 1954-1956. Connect With Us.
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Prints and Drawings Rooms View by Appointment. Money Deals. Here are the palm trees that feature so prominently in his paintings.
That certainly seemed a major lesson both of the big Hodgkin retrospective at the Hayward Gallery in 1997 and the Tate Britain show in 2006. Howard Hodgkin was born in London in 1932. In changing daylight, the color shifts subtly, toward beige or brown, in the way that colors in Mr.