A new collection of Peter Howson’s works are showcased in “Lacrimae Rerum” at Hong Kong’s Flowers Gallery, his first solo exhibition in Asia. Photo: Peter Howson
A new collection of Peter Howson’s works are showcased in “Lacrimae Rerum” at Hong Kong’s Flowers Gallery, his first solo exhibition in Asia. Photo: Peter Howson
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From Bosnian war to his own battle for mental health, Scottish painter Peter Howson on how art became his therapy

  • Working as Britain’s official war artist during the Bosnian war led Peter Howson to have a severe mental breakdown. Art became his therapy and saved him
  • The current conflict in Ukraine and tensions around the world inspire him to paint, and a collection of his most recent work will soon go on show in Hong Kong

A new collection of Peter Howson’s works are showcased in “Lacrimae Rerum” at Hong Kong’s Flowers Gallery, his first solo exhibition in Asia. Photo: Peter Howson
A new collection of Peter Howson’s works are showcased in “Lacrimae Rerum” at Hong Kong’s Flowers Gallery, his first solo exhibition in Asia. Photo: Peter Howson
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