David Hockney

Born on 9 July 1937 in Bradford, the UK, David Hockney is a British painter, photographer, stage designer, printmaker, and draftsman. He is one of the most prolific, celebrated, and indeed influential English artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, owing to his immense contribution to the 1960’s pop art movement.

Strikingly versatile and imaginative, Hockney has created a considerable collection of full-scale set designs, photo collages, acrylic paintings, and most recently, digital artworks. He’s well-known and celebrated in the LGBT community. He’s been exhibited at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Royal Academy of Arts in London, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, among many other museums and art galleries.

The 10 best artworks you missed at Art Basel Unlimited 2021

The return of in-person exhibitions at Art Basel has echoed a huge sigh of relief across the art community. Its 2021 edition was originally slated for June but had to be put off until September to give countries across the globe more time to carry out their vaccination campaigns and lift travel restrictions. With …

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David Hockney’s Pool with Two Figures broke an important record

David Hockney & pools David Hockney’s Roosevelt Hotel pool mural David Hockney is one of Britain’s most influential artists of the 20th century. Hockney is well known in other parts of the world as well, thanks to his internationally recognized works. For instance, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, which has long been the meeting spot for …

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What makes Vienna Opera’s Safety Curtain unique?

Vienna State Opera’s long history of working with artists Safety Curtain is an ongoing exhibition series taking place in the Vienna State Opera, Austria. Conceived and initiated by museum in progress in 1998, Safety Curtain has converted the firewall between the stage and the auditorium into a temporary exhibition space for contemporary artists every year. …

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