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Upcoming Lecture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art


An Elephant and Keeper, India, Mughal, ca. 1650–60, opaque color and gold on paper; Howard Hodgkin Collection, Purchase, Florence and Herbert Irving Acquisitions, Harris Brisbane Dick, and 2020 Benefit Funds; Howard S. and Nancy Marks, Lila Acheson Wallace, and Friends of Islamic Art Gifts; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and funds from various donors, 2022 (2022.187)

Howard Hodgkin and India: Reflections on Art Making and Collecting
Friday, March 15, 2024 from 6-7pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Join a panel of distinguished experts at The Met for their Annual Distinguished Lecture on the Arts of South and Southeast Asia this Friday, March 15th at 6pm.

Presented in conjunction with their current exhibition Indian Skies: The Howard Hodgkin Collection of Indian Court Painting, this annual lecture brings together experts close to Howard Hodgkin, including his partner of thirty-three years, Antony Peattie, for a personal look at the artist and collector’s lifetime engagement with India and Indian painting.

Over the course of sixty years, Hodgkin (British, 1932–2017) formed a collection of Indian paintings and drawings that is recognized as one of the finest of its kind. Learn about his practice as a highly regarded painter and printmaker and his collection of works from the Mughal, Deccani, Rajput, and Pahari courts dating from the 16th to the 19th centuries that reflect his personal passion for Indian art.

Antony Peattie, writer
Glenn D. Lowry, The David Rockefeller Director, The Museum of Modern Art
John Guy, Florence and Herbert Irving Curator of the Arts of South and Southeast Asian Art, Department of Asian Art, The Met
Navina Haidar, Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah Curator in Charge, Department of Islamic Art, The Met
Introduced by Mike Hearn, Douglas Dillon Chair, Department of Asian Art, The Met

Sign up today to join in this fascinating discussion.

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