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
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
On Friday 15th March, we travelled to Rome, for the opening of Howard Hodgkin’s New Paintings 2007-2011 exhibition at Gagosian Gallery in Rome.
I absolutely love Howard Hodgkin’s paintings. In this exhibition, they range from small intimate jewels to large energetic theatrical pieces – I am spellbound by them all.
Via Francesco Crispi 16
Friday 15th March – Saturday 4th May
This powerful retrospective of our best known American pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein, opens tomorrow at the Tate Modern.
125 paintings and sculptures are exhibited – many instantly recognisable and others a treat to see and study.
Lichtenstein is best known for his paintings based on comic strips, featuring bold lines and coloured with hand painted dots.
His late ‘Brushstroke’ paintings are just wonderful in their simplicity.
Should there be a homage to Howard Hodgkin…?!
After enjoying this fantastic exhibition, refreshments were served in the dramatic surroundings of the former Bankside Power Station, now the Tate Modern.
Roy Lichtenstein, A Retrospective is on at Tate Modern, from 21 February to 27 May 2013.