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Howard Hodgkin


Painter and printmaker known for semi-abstract, bold-colored functions such as for example “Dinner in Smith Square” from 1979. He was students in the Camberwell Artwork School as well as the Shower Academy of Artwork. He previously his 1st exhibition in London in 1962. He was known for his usage of hard-edged curved forms and few colours. He was appointed a Friend of Honor by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003, and his function was exhibited at London’s Tate Britain gallery in 2006. His cousin Eliot Hodgkin was a still-life painter. He was a modern of John Hoyland.

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Full Name Howard Hodgkin
Date Of Birth August 6, 1932
Place Of Birth England
Profession Painter
Education Eton College, Camberwell College of Arts
Nationality British
Spouse Julia Lane
Children Louis Hodgkin, Sam Hodgkin
Parents Eliot Hodgkin, Katherine Hodgkin
Siblings Ann Hodgkin
Awards Turner Prize, Shakespeare Prize
Star Sign Leo

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1Westminster, London, England [May 2009]
2He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) before being award Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in 1992 and was awarded the Companion of Honour in the 2003 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Art.

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