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Paul Hogarth (1917 - 2001)

     
Burford Road B & B's, Littlehampton The Red Windmills, Sant Jordi, Majorca Fornalutx, drummer
     
watercolour, 2001, 48 x 39cm 19 x 15.5in watercolour, 1984, 16 x 22.25in 41 x 56.5cm watercolour, 2001, 24 x 14.5cm 9.5 x 5.75in
     
The Woodrow Wilson House, S Street NW, Washington DC Mourzo, Portugal Lee's boyhood dome, Alexandria, Virginia
     
watercolour, 1979, 13.25 x 15.5in 33.5 x 39cm watercolour, 2001, 11.5 x 8.5in 29 x 21cm watercolour, 13.75 x 21.25in 35 x 54cm
     
Alqueria Blanca, Majorca

Puerto de Balsa, Corrientes (The Honorary Consul)

   
watercolour, 1988, 43 x 54.5cm 17 x 21.5in watercolour, 1985, 17 x 22in 43 x 56cm
   
Russell Square underground and Hotel Russell, Bloomsbury Church of St. Sara, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France Radda-in-Chianti
     
watercolour, 1985, 46 x 41cm 18 x 16in watercolour, 1987, 54.5 x 44cm 21.5 x 17.25in watercolour, 36 x 31cm 14 x 12in
     
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Paul Hogarth

1917                Born Kendal, UK
1921-23           Parents move to Manchester. Father opens butcher’s shop.
1936................Scholarship to the Manchester  School of Art.
........................Involved in radical politics
1936                Gives up Art School, joins the International Brigades and goes ........................to fight in Spain
1937                Repatriated along with other youthful volunteers.
........................Attends life-drawing classes at St. Martins School of Art
1939                Receives call-up papers, but considered undesirable as member ........................of the Communist Party.
........................Joins unit painting camouflage
1940                Works with Ministry of Information, creating propaganda ........................ posters such as Dig for Victory
1946-49           Assistant to James Boswell, director of Shell International
1947-48           To Yugoslavia, with Ronald Searle, Laurence Scarfe, Percy ........................ Horton and Francis Klingender.
........................Reported the building of a Youth Railway.
........................To Poland with Ronald Searle
1949-52           Art Editor of ‘Our Time’ and other magazines
1950-54           Tutor at Guildford School of Art and Central School of Art, ........................ London
1952                To Greece, depicting aftermath of Civil War
1953-54           Travels in Russia and behind the Iron Curtain
1954                To China with a cultural delegation including Hugh Casson and ........................Stanley Spencer
1956                Passes through Hungary and on to Poland, witnessing attacks ........................by riot police on crowds supporting Hungarians, leading to his ........................resignation from Communist Party.
........................To Rhodesia with Doris Lessing.
........................With Carel Weight, Betty Rae and John Berger organises and ........................contributes to group exhibition, Looking at people, which tours ........................UK and is shown in Moscow, drawing total attendance of ........................350,000
1959                Senior tutor at Cambridge School of Art
1962                In New York with Brendan Behan. Works on a US magazine, ........................‘Fortune’
1963                Meets Robert Graves, Majorca
1964                Senior Tutor at Royal College of Art, London
1965-73           Works with ‘Sports Illustrated’ in US. Returns to Russia
1968-69           On sabbatical from RCA , Professor at the Philadelphia College ........................of Art
1980                First exhibition with Francis Kyle Gallery, Travels through the ........................Seventies.
........................Commission from Imperial War Museum to depictBerlin Wall
1983                Travels through the Winelands, Francis Kyle Gallery
1984                Elected to the Royal Academy of Arts
1985-86           Travels extensively for project with Grahame Greene. Graham ........................Greene Country, Francis Kyle Gallery
1987-88           Travels in Mediterranean countries for project with   Lawrence ........................Durrell.
........................The Mediterranean Shore, Francis Kyle Gallery.
........................Paul Hogarth’s Shakespeare, Stratford-upon Avon
1991                Ports of Call: The Mediterranean, points west and down under, ........................Francis Kyle Gallery
1992                A year in Provence, Francis Kyle Gallery
1995-96           To Croatia for the International Trust for Croatian Monuments.
........................In Croatia, Francis Kyle Gallery.
........................In Praise of Churches, Francis Kyle Gallery
1997                Escape to the sun, travels in D.H. Lawrence Country, Francis ........................Kyle Gallery. Exhibition shown also Djanogly Art Gallery, ........................Nottingham 1996, Hull University Gallery,1996, Kings Lynn ........................Art Centre, 1997
1998                Tuscany, Francis Kyle Gallery
2001                In Portugal, Francis Kyle Gallery.
........................Dies Gloucestershire
2010                Watercolours and Drawings 1953-2001 Part I, Francis Kyle ........................Gallery
2013                Watercolours and Drawings 1953-2001 Part II, Francis Kyle ........................Gallery

 

Collections and Publications

Paul Hogarth’s work is represented in many museums and public collections worldwide, including British Museum, Tate Britain, Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Brooklyn Museum, New York and National Gallery, Zagreb. His many publications include Looking at China (1955); Going Home by Doris Lessing (1957); People like us: drawings of South African and Rhodesia (1958); Brendan Behan’s Island (with Brendan Behan) (1962); Brendan Behan’s New York (1964); Creative pencil drawing (1964); Majorca observed by Robert Graves (1965); London a la mode (1966); Creative ink drawing (1968); A Russian journey: from Suzdal to Samarkand (with Alaric Jacob) (1969); Drawing architecture: a creative approach (1973); The artist as reporter (1986); America observed (with Stephen Spender) (1979); Arthur Boyd Houghton (1981); Hugh Johnson’s Wine Companion (1983); Walking Tours of Old Washington and Alexandria (1985); Graham Greene Country (1986); The Mediterranean shore: travels in Lawrence Durrell Country (with Lawrence Durrell) (1998); A year in Provence (with Peter Mayle) (1989); In Praise of Churches by John Betjeman (1996); Drawing on Life: the autobiography of Paul Hogarth (1997).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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