“I have a real love of the history of painting but then, in places like the Louvre, there are these little cornices that are beautiful and amazing, and those decorative elements affect the decisions I make in the studio,” says Gregory Hodge about the textures of Paris.
Hodge has been able to take his time exploring the city. He arrived in October for a three-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, hoping it would be a chance to catch breath after a busy year. “I was going to use the residency to reflect and maybe make drawings and do some research but, naturally, a lot of my thinking through things happens in materials and I found myself drawn to making work in the studio,” he says.
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