"The best of Howard's Hodgkin's paintings are, in a sly, almost
deceptive way, what serious abstraction ought to be about." includes
"It is inspired by memories or 'emotional situations,' as Mr. Hodgkin
says. He rarely reveals what these are. His titles hint teasingly at
"Howard Hodgkin: Paintings 1992-2007" runs through April 1 at the Yale
Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel Street, New Haven; or
"It surveys work from the last 15 years or so by this Londoner, a
veteran abstractionist and voluptuary."
The frames are often painted and part of the work. Work is very fresh.
More on Howard Hodgkin:
Great prints - good articles for more information. I can see his
prints inspiring a monoprint lesson. Site has screen prints and
lithographs - but from my browsing the method used for each print is
"Glass, Gilding and Grand Design: Art of Sasanian Iran (224-642 A.D.)"
remains at Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), through May
"During those 30 years scholars have learned a lot about the
Sasanians, though we still don't know very much. For about four
centuries they ruled a territory that covered present-day Iran, Iraq,
parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan and stretched to North Africa."
I did several lessons with my 6th grade students using art of Ancient
Iran for inspiration. I love the animal rhytons and ancient ceramics.
I did foil tooling and ceramics. I don't have all of these online -
but can elaborate on them if someone is interested.