Howard HodgkinSeafood 2001

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Artist
Howard Hodgkin (born 1932)
Title
Seafood
Date 2001
MediumEtching, aquatint and carborundum on paper
Dimensionssupport: 434 x 525 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2001
Reference
P78584
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Summary

Seafood is a print published by the Alan Cristea Gallery, London in an edition of fifty-five. It is one of a series of nine images that Hodgkin produced during a concentrated bout of activity in 2000 and 2001. It was printed by Jack Shirreff (born 1943) at the 107 Workshop, near Bath in England. The Tate copy is number twenty-six in the edition. Hodgkin has made prints since the early 1960s and he and Shirreff first worked together in 1990, when he produced a number of prints inspired by exotic travel and travel posters (Tate P20058-P20062). He worked with Shirreff again in 1995, producing an edition of prints entitled Venetian Views (Tate P20166-P20169). They developed a close working relationship, Shirreff printing and hand-colouring all these editions… (read more)

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