Rye Dag Holmboe

Rye Dag Holmboe is a Leverhulme Early Career Researcher at UAL.

In the Studio: Howard Hodgkin

Rye Dag Holmboe, 3 June 2021

Eachtime I walk into Howard Hodgkin’s studio it takes a few seconds for my eyes to get used to the light. The white walls and translucent glass ceiling give the studio the same ‘glancing, slightly dematerialised’ quality Hodgkin said he sought in his paintings. In an interview a few years before his death in 2017, he described the light in the studio as like an envelope....

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