“Words for H. H.” | Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian, 2014)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Howard Hodgkin: Words for H. H.” in Howard Hodgkin. [Paris]: Gagosian Paris, 2014. Pp. 111 + [1]. 27.1 x 31.2 cm. ISBN: 9781938748028.

The book includes contributions by Barnes, James Fenton, Susan Sontag, and Jeff Wall.

Julian Barnes’s essay appears in both French (pp. 83-89) and English (pp. [91]-96. The French translation was by Jean-Pierre Aoustin.

Barnes’s essay originally appeared in Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003).

“Words for H. H.” | Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Words for H. H.” in Howard Hodgkin. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2003. Pp. 102. 31.2 x 26.2 cm. ISBN: 0962302457.

Julian Barnes’s essay “Words for H. H.” appears on pp. 99-100. The book has photographic end pages and its dust jacket unfolds into a large poster featuring one of Hodgkin’s works.