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Artist of the moment……Howard Hodgkin

Sir Howard Hodgkin was born in the year 1932. For his artistic education Hodgkin attended Eton College and also Bryanston School. In addition Hodgkin studied at the Camberwell Art School and the Bath Academy of Art. Hodgkin works in an abstract manner. He produces paintings and prints.

First solo show in 1962.

Hodgkin burst upon the international art scene in the 1980s after representing the U.K. at the Venice Biennale. He also won the prestigious Turner Award.

Howard Hodgkin became Sir Howard Hodgkin as he was knighted in 1992.

He is the cousin of famed British still life painter Eliot Hodgkin. Below are some examples of Eliot Hodgkin and his still life paintings.

In this clip a short interview with Howard Hodgkin:

Price range information: Etchings and lithographs range from $4,000 to $25,000. Original oils can reach $400,000.