Howard Hodgkin painter. He was born in London, 6th August 1932. He studied at the Camberwell Art School and later at the Bath Academy of Art. His master was Edward Piper. From the early 70-s he made more and more expressive works. He regularly takes part in paint biennales. In 1992 he was knighted. His works often born by visions and remembers.
Altough his paintings appearent spontanetly, many of his works take years to complete. Next to paint he also makes echings.Fort he last twenty-five years he worka with the same printer and the same art gallery.