Howard Hodgkin: Paintings 1984-2015 A Tribute, is a collaboration between the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), the Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation, India and Tate, London. Howard Hodgkin’s first solo exhibition in India. Two major works have been lent from Tate’s collection: Rain 1984-1989 and Come into the Garden, Maud 2000-2003. Twelve ‘Indian Waves’ gouaches on intaglio-impressed Khadi paper, part of a group of 30 works recently exhibited at Gagosian London. Six paintings on wood that Howard Hodgkin has worked on during this years stay in India. Howard Hodgkin first travelled to India in 1964. He fell in love with India, it’s landscape and people and has returned regularly and found inspiration for many of his paintings. From February 21 to April 15
Hand study in oil
I am finally back in the studio after the wonderful Christmas hols ….
I have just finished painting this gorgeous Stag’s Head. Oil on Linen, 40cm x 40cm. £240
4 years ago, I had my first attempt at sculpture, which I left in the cellar wrapped up, ready to continue working on!
I now find it as hard as rock and am contemplating whether to fire it as it is and see what happens, or try to dampen it again and keep working on it?
I won’t get much help from my model though, as he has changed massively!!
Horst: Photographer of Style
An exhibition of over 250 photographs taken during Horst’s 60-year career.
His career started in Paris, photographing for Vogue where he produced 94 covers.
He also became a sort after society photographer, taking photographs of Hollywood stars in Paris and New York.
This exhibition also shows some fabulously sculptural nude photography, abstract patterns from natural forms, surrealism – inspired by Salvador Dali, garments that he photographed and so much more …..!
Horst: Photographer of Style is at the V&A until January 4th 2015
GAGOSIAN GALLERY, PARIS
If you are in Paris, or can jump on the eurostar, get yourself to Howard Hodgkin’s wonderful exhibition at The Gagosian Gallery on the rue de Ponthieu.
The exhibition has been extended until Saturday August 23.
Richly coloured and textured works produced between London, Normandy, and Bombay represent vibrant traces of location and experience—transcriptions of everyday encounters and memories.
4 rue de Ponthieu
Hannah Maybank shows a beautiful body of work at Gimpel Fils.
Hannah mixes the delicateness of watercolour with the strength of metal particles, the looseness of painting with careful drawing and creates a dark ghostly beauty.
Hannah Maybank: Bobhowlers and Blooms
29th May – 5th July 2014
30 Davies Street
London, W1K 4NB