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Gillian Ayres & Howard Hodgkin

23 July - 27 August 2022

23 July – 27 August 2022

Best known for their colourful, abstract painting, both Gillian Ayres (1930 – 2018) and Howard Hodgkin (1932 – 2017) were also accomplished printmakers.  This exhibition includes a range of hand-painted editions which focus on the medium of carborundum – an intaglio print technique they both learned at Jack Shirreff’s 107 Workshop in Wiltshire and continued to use with Andrew Smith at Andrew’s Printworks in Dorset. The larger-scale prints by Gillian Ayres date from between 1993 and 2014, whereas the selection of small-scale editions by Hodgkin focus on his later prints from 2014 – 2016 which include a group from the After All series, the last prints he made before he died.  This small survey offers a glimpse into the artists’ extensive printmaking careers.

Gillain Ayres & Howard Hodgkin will run on the upper floor of Tremenheere Gallery, while Sculptors’ Prints: Richard Long, David Nash and Richard Woods will run concurrently on the lower floor. Both exhibitions are organised in conjunction with Cristea Roberts Gallery.

Tremenheere Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays. FREE entry – no need to pre-book visits.