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Born: Shrewsbury, UK

Lives and works in London


1998 - 2000    M.A. Printmaking. Royal College of Art, London

1991 - 1995    B.A. (Hons) Fine Art. Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne

1990 - 1991    Foundation in Art and Design. Shrewsbury Colleges Group

Solo Exhibitions


Paul Hodgson: Art in the Entrance Hall, Cambridge University Library

Paul Hodgson: Works from Cold Eye, St John’s College, University of Cambridge

Paul Hodgson: New works, Marlborough Fine Art, London
(Paul Hodgson, Cat # 603. ISBN 978-1-904372-84-4. Introduction by Andrew Motion.)


Rise + Fall, RISE Berlin, Berlin


Paul Hodgson, De Queeste Kunstkamers, Abele/Watou, Belgium

Sovereign Rights, Marlborough Fine Art, London
(Paul Hodgson: Sovereign Rights, Cat # 565. ISBN 1-904372-46-5. A Mirror with a Memory by Philip Wright.)


Paul Hodgson, Feigen Contemporary, New York


A Single Path, Museum of Foreign Art, Riga

Territorial Position, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester

A Single Path, M.K.Ciurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas


In Search of a New Land, Houldsworth, London


Reluctant Creator, Houldsworth, London

Selected Group Exhibitions


Myths and Dreams, Arkas Art Centre, İzmir, Turkey


Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London



The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge, Milstein Exhibition Centre, Cambridge University Library



Grey and Beige Portfolio – A Selection from the Elgiz Collection, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul


Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London



Discerning Eye, the Mall Galleries, London. Invited by Michael Glover


Lou Proud Photographs – Pop-up, The Beaumont Hotel, London



Crossing Lines, The Gallery on the Corner, London. Curated by Billur Tansel & Huma Kabakci


Small Faces, Large Sizes, Proje4L, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul




Beauty by Design: Fashioning the Renaissance, Scottish National Portrait Gallery


Crossing the Field: WWI, Football & the Christmas Truce, Pitzhanger Manor House & Gallery, London




Image Search: Photography from the Collection, Pérez Art Museum Miami

Alienation/ Estrangement, Proje4L, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul


Unbounded, Proje4L, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul

Persistence of Vision, New York Academy of Art


Accrochage, Marlborough Fine Art, London


Poetic Madness and the Romantic Imagination, RISE Berlin, Berlin

Committed to Print, London Print Studio

Transcriptions, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

A Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London
(Cat # 587. ISBN 978-1-904372-69-1)


Leben Lieben, RISE Berlin, Berlin

A Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London
(Cat # 572. ISBN 978-1-904372-54-7)

Committed to Print, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol


Working with Light, Harewood House, Harewood

A Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London
(Cat # 560. ISBN 1-904372-41-4)

The Battle of the Somme, The Imperial War Museum London

Jerusalem, Dean Clough, Halifax


Appearance, Whitehall Waterfront, Leeds

Young Masters, 148 St. John Street, London

Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York


New Photography, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

Gods Becoming Men, Frissiras Museum, Athens
(Gods Becoming Men, ISBN 960-87850-4-9. Gods Becoming Men by Edward Lucie-Smith)

Light and Atmosphere, Miami Art Museum, Miami

Varsalongen 2004, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm
(Cat # 463. ISBN 91-86828-77-0)

Now Showing III, Houldsworth, London


The Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize 2003, National Portrait Gallery, London
(travels to Aberystwyth Arts Centre), (Cat. ISBN 1-85514-518-9)

Ex-Press, The Gulbenkian gallery, Royal College of Art, London

Realism, Flowers East, London
(Introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith. ISBN 1-902945-37-9)

Prints: Masters from the Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London with a New Generation

of Printmakers, Arts Institute of Bournemouth, Poole


Arcadia in the City, Marble Hill House, Richmond, London
(Arcadia in the City at Marble Hill. ISBN 1-85074-842-X. Product code 50697)


Paul Hodgson & Robert Fawcett, Terrence Rogers Fine Art,
L.A. International, Santa Monica

What Next from London? Orion Art Gallery, Ostend
(Catalogue introduction, What Next from London? by Edward Lucie-Smith)


Circle, Henry Peacock Gallery, London

Assembly, Stepney City, London

Together again, Pump House Gallery, London

Made in London, Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London

Artist’s Books



Cold Eye, images by Paul Hodgson, words by Dan Burt. 102 pages, 30 colour plates. Hardbound.

ISBN-10: 1-847771-05 X, ISBN-13: 978-1-84777-105-6, published by Marlborough Graphics, London and Lintott Press.




“Call it a love affair of sorts”, David Zwirner Books, (online)




Dead Ground 2018-1918, Edited by Andrew McNeillie and James McNeillie, Clutag Press, p 84-87, ISBN 978-1-9997178-6-5



Le Christ au miroir de la photographie contemporaine, Nathalie Dietschy, Editions Alphil, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, p 116-117, 289, ISBN 978-2-88930-088-4




Revisit the Past, Moira Jeffrey, The Scotsman, 22 November, p 24-25


Fashion show aims for a renaissance in perception of beauty, Katie Gibbons, The Times, 15 November, p 37



Meet Mimi and Bud Floback, Carolina del Rivero, MetroCitizen Magazine (online), 24 June



Paul Hodgson: The Art of Doubt, Christine Ferrara, The Institute Letter, Spring, p 13


Cover image: Untitled (Green and Blue) – detail, editor Fiona Sampson, Poetry Review, Volume 100:2
Summer, ISBN 978-1-900771-65-8

Menines improvizacijos tarp tapybos ir fotografijos, (Artistic improvisations between painting and
photography), Gabriele Kuizinaite, Literatura ir Menas, 7 May, p 8

Endpapers, Dan Burt and Paul Hodgson, Cold Eye, editor Fiona Sampson, Poetry Review, Volume 100:1
Spring 2010, p 123-124, ISBN 978-1-900771-64-1


Interview with Paul Hodgson, Corinne Bannister, Space Studios (online), December

Kurz-Kritiken, Laila Niklaus, Welt Online (online), 13 November

Vielschichtige Porträts, Joey Juschka, Siegessäule, October, p 43


Realism Now: The Peterson Collection, Matthias Anderson, Fine Art Connoisseur, November/December,
vol. 4, issue 6, p 70

The Peterson Collection, of Contemporary Realist Art annotated 2007, Gregory Peterson, Blurb publishing,
New York NY, p 52-55, 178-179

Praeities seseliai Paulo Hodgsono parodoje “ Monarchu teises”, (Shadows of the past in Paul Hodgson
exhibition “Sovereign Rights”), Gabriele Kuizinaite, Literatura ir Menas, 23 February, p 8

Visual Arts - Paul Hodgson, Flavorpill (online), January

Paul Hodgson – Sovereign Rights, London Lantern (online), January

Metro Life, Metro, 12 January, p 33


UK museums & galleries mark the Somme 90th Anniversary, Richard Moss, 24 Hour Museum (online), 30

IWM marks Somme Anniversary with web exhibition and new artwork, Graham Spicer, 24 Hour Museum
(online), 31 May

Bloodstained Somme tunic goes on display, News & Star, 27 May, p 43

Art of war marks 90th anniversary of Britain’s bloodiest ever battle, Cahal Milmo, The Independent, 26
May, p 20-21


Between You and Me: “Life and Limb” at Feigen Contemporary, Ian Green, NY Arts (online), July/August,
vol.10,  7/8

A fresh take on past and present, Nick Hackworth, esreview, Evening Standard, 22 June, p 42

Photo Pick, Harris, Voice Choices, The Village Voice, 4-10 May, p 45


Gods Becoming Men, Newspaper Adesmeutos Typos Rizou, 19 July

Gods Becoming Men, Newspaper Kathimerini, 19 June

Gods Becoming Men, Edward Lucie-Smith, Frissiras Museum, Athens, p 19, 23, 40-41, ISBN 960-87850-4-9

Polas Hodgsonas: apie Renasanso dailes itaka ir skaitmenine fotografija, (Paul Hodgson: the influence of
the Renaissance and digital photography), Gabriele Kuizinaite, Literatura ir Menas, 4 June, p 10

Klasikos atspindziai Polo Hodgsono fotografijoje, (The classical in Paul Hodgson’s photography), Gabriele
Kuizinaite, Literatura ir Menas, 30 April, p 10

Fotografiniai dialogai –Britu fotografo Paulo Hodgsono kurybos paroda Kaune, (British photographer Paul
Hodgson’s exhibition in Kaunas), Vida Mazrimiene, Menodienos Daile, 9 April, p 7

Britu fotografas semiasi ikvepimo is garsiu Renesanso tapytoju, Aiste Urbonaite, Laikinoji Sostine, 30
March, p 8

Renesansine ikvepimo zeme, (Inspired by the Renaissance), Zilvine Petrauskaite, Kauno Diena, 27 March,
p 11-12


In Search of New Land: Paul Hodgson, Roy Exley, Source,  36, p 56-57

Paul Hodgson: in search of a new land, Richard Pinsent, Art Newspaper, #138, July - August

A New Photographic Spin on Old Masters Intrigues, Joanna Pitman, The Times, 1 July, p 21

Snapshot, Lorna Russell, The Big Issue, 16-22 June, p 25

First Choice, The Times, 20 June

Object of the week, Colin Gleadell, The Daily Telegraph, 9 June


Art Tomorrow, Edward Lucie-Smith, Editions Pierre Terrail, Paris, p 128-9, ISBN 2-87939-252-7

Neither naff nor dated, leader column, The Guardian, 21 October, p 19

Art of the Ideal, Previews, Contemporary, April, p 12-13

I tableaux-vivant di Paul Hodgson, Chiara de Franciscis, A&J Magazine (online), 11 February

West End Galleries: Listings, Time Out, 30 January - 6 February

Paul Hodgson: Reluctant Creator, Richard Pisent, Art Newspaper, #122, February

Around the Galleries, John Russell Taylor, The Times, 23 January

Reluctant Creator, Going Out, Evening Standard, 22 January

Best London Shows, selected by Richard Cork, Play, The Times, 19 January

Bold Types, selected by Richard Pisent, PLUK, issue 4, January/February, p 6, 13

Old Masterly, Morgan Falconer, Art Review, December/January, p 28


Paul Hodgson: Reluctant Creator, Morgan Falconer, Portfolio, #34, p 32-35

Art Pick of the Week: International Biennial Round Up-1, Peter Frank, L.A. Weekly, 17-23 August, p 158

Terrence Rogers Fine Arts Exhibits British Portraits, Life & Arts, Santa Monica Mirror, 11-17 July

The ‘People’s’ Art Show, Evening Standard, 15 January


Made in London, Martin Coomer, Time Out, 30 August - 6 September

Go See . . . Made in London, Debbie Lawson, The Observer Magazine, 30 July


Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE, Bristol

College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor

Dean Clough, Halifax

Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul

Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull

Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust

Harewood House Trust

Imperial War Museum, London

St John’s College, Cambridge

Monsen Collection, Seattle

New Orleans Museum of Art


Pérez Art Museum Miami

The Royal College of Art, London


2010    Director’s Visitor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

2001    The Woo Charitable Foundation Bursary

2000    The Tim Mara Memorial Trust

1999    Universität der Künste Berlin, Erasmus European Scholarship, Fine Art


2022   Abundant Fruits of Reduction: helping the new moderns, The ARTlicker, 17 November, (online)

2021   California’s Dreams of Coolness: the art of Eddie Ruscha, The ARTlicker, 21 July, (online)


2022   Oppositions: How to Generate an Object, Curating Contemporary Art Seminar Program, Open Dialogue Istanbul

2015    Holding up a mirror to Bordon’s women, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh


2010    Honest Doubt, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

2004    Sinatra, Bronzino and a place in the snow, Rochester Art Gallery

2003    Prints: Masters from the Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London with a New Generation

            of Printmakers, - an introduction, Arts Institute of Bournemouth, Poole

2002    Masculinity and Photography, Tate Britain, London