Writers on Howard Hodgkin gathers together for the first time the responses of major contemporary writers to the work of Howard Hodgkin. Through the variety of voices it features and the range of literary approaches they employ, this collection provides remarkable new insights into Hodgkin’s work, as well as examples of some of the most incisive writing on art published in recent years.
Illustrated in full color, this is a unique combination of the visual and the written word and a fitting tribute to a remarkable artist.
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Enrique Juncosa is director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin.
Julian Barnes’s novels include Arthur and George.
William Boyd’s works include The New Confessions and Any Human Heart.
Susan Sontag was a cultural theorist and novelist whose seminal works include Against Interpretation.
"A handsome volume of prose as lush as his paintings" - Financial Times "A beautiful new volume of essays ... The contributors are all writers of distinction and each has something uniquely personal to say about Hodgkin's work" - Seamus Heaney "With the help of...articulate writers and critics - Julian Barnes, Colm Toibin and Seamus Heaney among others - we gain insight into the nature of [Howard Hodgkin's] work" - The Art Newspaper "a text celebration, a feast of language" - The Spectator
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Book Description Tate, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1854376748
Book Description Tate Gallery 2006-09-01, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1854376748. Bookseller Inventory # 586000
Book Description Tate, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1854376748
Book Description Tate, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111854376748