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Hockney On Art
David Hockney

Classification : Art & Design
Pub Date : May 02, 2002
Imprint : Little Brown
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780316860741
Price : 1,499

About the book
David Hockney is as fascinating as he is articulate on ways of seeing, and in this impressive book he leads us on an artistic journey where anything is possible. He considers the influence of Picasso and Rembrandt and speaks of Eastern conventions and perspective and of their relevance to his work. He points to Laurel and Hardy's lasting appeal in his conviction that popularity and art are not incompatible. Hockney and his work have long been the subjects of controversy; few twentieth century artists have so successfully surmounted their cult image for three decades, and he remains one of our most relentlessly dedicated, versatile and original painters. Beautifully illustrated, HOCKNEY ON ART is a rare insight into the thought-processes and working life of our most celebrated artist

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For the last 30 years David Hockney has been the foremost exponent of British art and ''one of a tiny group of people who define their generation''. In his conversations with filmmaker Paul Joyce, now collected together in Hockney on Art, he lays bare the>
David Hockney is one of the most intelligent artists alive. He is one of a tiny group of people who define their generation. We all have a stake in his success
     
David Hockney
Born in 1937 in Bradford, David Hockney has become one of the most celebrated of modern artists. His 1997 London Exhibition, Faces and Spaces' and his 1999 Paris exhibition have indicated how fresh a...(+)
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