The Mumbai of Howard Hodgkin
A contemporary artist meets the legendary British abstract artist ahead of an exhibition of his works, inspired by India
Britain’s most distinguished living painter may be Howard Hodgkin, but his first visit to India in 1964 is memorable for a humble detail—by a series of chances, he spent his first night on a railway station platform. He doesn’t remember where it was, but the experience, he implies, planted the seed for a lifelong love affair with the sub-continent that has intensified with time.
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