undoubtedly our modern day living Picasso!
known as the 'golden boy' of British painting, David Hockney famously chose
to die his hair blonde, after seeing the 1960's Clairol advert proclaiming
'blondes have more fun'...
Hockney has always had a terrific facility for drawing...
But his stupendous and relentless work ethic, combined with his not caring 'what the neighbours think,' have only
added to his genius.
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Karen's first Hockney 1970
for sale scarce little 1st edition of David Hockney's Six Fairy Tales, 1970,
with 39 etching illustrations,
swiftly followed by
degree thesis on David Hockney's theatrework 1979 the highlight of this
project was sitting in the tiny director's box at Glyndebourne during the
production of Rake's Progress, 1976
here is pdf of my dissertation!
framed Langan's Brasserie menus from the 1970s. nfs.
RCA poster 1960s
1980s souvenirs from Salt's Mill Yorkshire.
framed Woldgate Woods lll 20 and 21 May 2006
reproduction on textile by Royal Academy,
The most impressive thing about Hockney has been his constant enquiry and
his engagement with the process of LOOKING...
more images to follow....
scrap of Celia Birtwell Hockney Pulchinello fabric
reproduction of Hockney swimming pool for carpet design
latest exhibition at Annely Juda Gallery May - July 2015
and now - at Westminster Abbey his stained glass window
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