Hodgkin in Hong Kong

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of my first visit to Hong Kong when the tap water was brown and green and white stripy Tristars perilously glided into Kai Tak. Apparently it is also the length of time some local collectors have been purchasing Howard Hodgkin paintings. Taking that into consideration it is astonishing to learn this is his first showing in the territory. The gallery, GAGOSIAN, looks like a gallery should; clean, elegant and the fact the early spring sky outside is white as the walls further accentuates the…read more