Howard Hodgkin Quotes

Enjoy the top 35 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Howard Hodgkin.

Howard Hodgkin Quotes

I find old copies of National Gallery catalogues, which are written in the dryest possible prose, infinitely soothing.
— Howard Hodgkin —

Matisse was very clear about saying that you have to blow your own trumpet and explain yourself, which I think has been slightly forgotten.

— Howard Hodgkin

A painting is finished when the subject comes back, when what has caused the painting to be made comes back as an object.

— Howard Hodgkin

A collection makes its own demands. Many artists have been collectors. I think of it rather as an illness. I felt it was using up too much energy.

— Howard Hodgkin

I think words come between the spectator and the picture.

— Howard Hodgkin

I'm very envious of the few artists who are any good and still do portraits.

— Howard Hodgkin

I am isolated as an artist, not as a person.

— Howard Hodgkin

I don't think you can lightly paint a picture. It's an activity I take very seriously.

— Howard Hodgkin

I look at my pictures, and I think, 'Well, how did I do that?'

— Howard Hodgkin

I hate painting.

— Howard Hodgkin

In England, it's thought to be morally suspect to worry about what your surroundings look like.

— Howard Hodgkin

A lot of people ... are afraid of pictures which have visible emotions in them. They feel calmer in front of pictures which are placid.

— Howard Hodgkin

The only way an artist can communicate with the world at large is on the level of feeling.

— Howard Hodgkin

Howard Hodgkin Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Howard Hodgkin quotes? Click on image of Howard Hodgkin quotes to view full size.

Howard Hodgkin Quotes Pictures 1
Howard Hodgkin Quotes Pictures 2
Howard Hodgkin Quotes Pictures 3
Howard Hodgkin Quotes Pictures 4