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					            David Hockney
                   Painter/ photographer/
                    printmaker/ drawer/
                 stage designer/ Draftsman




http://www.tigtail.org/TIG/TVM/B/NAmerican/c. cold war/bachardy-don/bachardy.html
                                                 Short Bio…
                                                       I promise
      born in 1937
      student in the Royal College of Art
      achieved international success by the time he was in his mid-20s
      His early paintings, often almost jokey in mood, gained him a reputation of
       leading Pop artist, although he himself rejected the label
      By 1961 he had done his first Tea Paintings and Love Paintings, painted
       compositions consisting of consumer goods images and psychograms.
       More than any others, these pictures showed his proximity to Pop Art.
      He Taught at University of Iowa, University of Colorado, and the University
       of California, Berkeley
      He’s had numerous exhibitions around the world
      In the 1980s he has experimented much with photography, creating what
       are called joiners

    http://www.humanitiesweb.org/cgi-bin/human.cgi?s=g&p=c&a=b&ID=232
    http://mirror.oir.ucf.edu/wm/paint/auth/hockney/
    Pop Art: David Hockney
Hockney, David,
 The Fourth Love
Painting, 1961,
 Bild, unbekannt,
 Sammlung Tyler
Moore,
 Mary & Levine,
S. Robert
The Second Tea
Painting
1961
Oil on canvas
61 x 36 in (155 x
91 cm)
Private collection
Man Taking Shower
in Beverly Hills
1964
Acrylic on canvas
65 1/2 x 65 1/2 in.
(167 x 167 cm)
Tate Gallery, London
Portrait of Nick
Wilder
1966
Acrylic on canvas
72 x 72 in. (183 x
183 cm)
Private collection
A Bigger Splash
1967
Acrylic on canvas
96 x 96 in (243.8
x 243.8 cm)
Tate Gallery,
London
A Lawn Being
Sprinkled
1967
Acrylic on canvas
96 x 96 in. (153 x 153
cm)
Collection of Lyn and
Norman Lear
Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)
                     1971
              Acrylic on canvas
       84 x 120 in. (214 x 304.8 cm)
           Collection David Geffen
Nichols Canyon
1980
Acrylic on canvas
84 x 60 in. (213.3 x
152.4 cm)
Mr. and Mrs. Richard
C. Hedreen
Kasmin Los Angeles
28th March 1982
1982
Composite Polaroid
41 3/4 x 29 3/4 in (106
x 75.6 cm)
Collection David
Hockney
My Mother, Bolton Abbey,
Yorkshire, Nov. 82 #4
1982
Photographic collage
47 1/2 x 27 1/2 in (120.7 x 69.9
cm)
Collection David Hockney
Place Furstenberg, Paris, August 7,8,9, 1985 #1
           1985 Photographic collage
         35 x 31 1/2 in. (88.9 x 80 cm)
             Collection of the artist
Pearblossom Highway, 11-18th April 1986 #2
                    1986
           Photographic collage
        78 x 111 in. (198 x 282 cm)
            Collection the artist
I thought
this was just
a funny
photo.
In 1999 he published a book the “Secret
Knowledge”, that tells how the great masters of
the past, such as Caravaggio, Velázquez, van Eyck,
Holbein, Leonardo and Ingres, got the ultra-lifelike
details in their painting using optical devises such
as the Camera Obscura and Lucidia

				
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