Howard Hodgkin ‘blue skies, nothing but blue skies’ Momart Christmas Card. Small box. Blue paper box with ‘blue skies, nothing but blue skies’ printed to lid; Screenprint in Colours, Scrunched Up and Presented in a Box. Edition of 500.Title and publication date printed on the inside of the box. The playful Howard Hodgkin Christmas card multiple produced for Momart, 2002. . Very light rubbing on verso of box else fine.The blue colour used for the lithograph makes playful reference to a cloud.
Size 130 x 160 x 40 mm (5 3/25 × 6 3/10 in)
Momart, a British company specialising in storage, transportation and installation of artworks, each year commissioned Christmas cards by leading British artists. Beginning in 1984 with Bruce McLean, artists went on the include Eduardo Paolozzi, Barry Flanagan, Paula Rego, Peter Blake, Tracey Emin, David Hockney and Anthony Caro, amongst others.