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"Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations." - Jane Austen
London: David Hockney ‘A Bigger Picture’ at The Royal Academy of Art through April 9, 2012
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David Hockney: home is where the art is
A fellow Yorkshireman pays tribute to the painter whose new show is inspired by the wonders of the Wolds.
The East Yorkshire Landscape Why go on painting in Yorkshire? Is it possible to do anything new in the landscape genre? Most of the art world thinks it’s not worth doing anymore. In Europe, the idea grew that painting was finished, not needed. This is because it had been replaced by something - the…
David Hockney – A Yorkshire Sketchbook
I love the beautifully simple watercolour sketches by David Hockney from his book ‘A Yorkshire sketchbook.’ I bought the book in the Art bookstore Walther König, on Burgstrasse, on a tr…
David Hockney (Bradford, Inglaterra, 9 de Junio de 1937) es un artista inglés, que vive en Los Ángeles, California. Es un importante contribuyente del Pop art inglés de los años 1960. Pintor, ilustrador, dibujante y escenógrafo es considerado uno de los artistas más influyentes del siglo XX. Hockney nació en Bradford, Inglaterra. Estudió en la Bradford Gramma School, en el Bradford College of Art y en el Royal College of Art en Londres donde conoció a Roland B. Kitaj. Mientras todavía estaba…
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The Arrival of Spring: iPad Drawings by David Hockney Beautiful iPad drawings of the woods in Woldgate, East Yorkshire by internationally renowned artist David Hockney. The color prints are from the iPad. These were drawn in 2011 and first shown at the Royal Academy in 2012, and so I have made just small editions of them. Some took two or three days to draw, and they were all drawn knowing they would be printed bigger. They were deliberately made for printing. The prints can be seen at…