Howard Hodgkin

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Birthday
6, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 9, 2017 (84)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 9, 2017 (84)

About

Painter and printmaker known for semi-abstract, bold-colored works such as "Dinner at Smith Square" from 1979.

Before Fame

He was a student at the Camberwell Art School and the Bath Academy of Art. He had his first exhibition in London in 1962. He was known for his use of hard-edged curved forms and few colors.

Trivia

He was appointed a Companion of Honor by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003, and his work was exhibited at London's Tate Britain gallery in 2006.

Family Life

His cousin Eliot Hodgkin was a still-life painter.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of John Hoyland.

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