A publication which spans the entire career of this post-war painter in illustrations and essays looking at his early and formative years, an exchange of letters with the artist, and a personal viewpoint. It includes a catalogue raisonne of all his oil paintings.
This publication is about Howard Hodgkins, one of the leading painters of the post-war generation. It spans his entire career and presents the artist's oeuvre in over 350 illustrations and in essays by Michael Auping, the chief curator of the Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth who reviews Hodgkin's early and formative experiences and traces his development from these first beginnings. John Elderfield the Chief Curator of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, contributes an exchange of letters with the artist which explore a wide variety of topics illuminating the artist's work. Finally, the novelist and cultural historian Susan Sontag offers a personal view of the artist. This portrait and a catalogue raisonne of all the artist's oil paintings allows an overview of the artist's historical development.