David Hockney

In 2002, two titans of British art came together in a private exchange between artist and sitter. After more than a hundred hours, the result was one of the most masterful peer-to-peer portraits ever…
Pop Art emerged in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1950s. The work of pop artists often elevates seemingly mundane or mass-produced items and imagery as a critique of the fine art…
Paintings of turquoise swimming pools drenched in California sunlight may be the first images that come to mind at the mention of British artist David Hockney, but drawing is the continuous thread…
Painted in 1996, David Hockney's "30 Sunflowers" is a bold and luscious still life of contemporary times. In this episode of Sotheby's Expert Voices, discover how Hockney was inspired to paint "30…
David Hockney's comprehensive retrospective at the Met showed what style means in modernism, and in particular what it means to Hockney, demonstrating the artist's originality as well as his vast…
Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage explores how visual artists designed for performance, challenged conventional theatre practices, and often redefined their own work in the process.
While at the RCA, David Hockney studied alongside R. B. Kitaj, Allen Jones, Patrick Caulfield, Ridley Scott amongst many others. Here he discusses the impact of his time as a student at the Royal…
The world-famous art of David Hockney (1937) is colourful and colossal. Hockney is inspired by nature, he makes use of bright colours and experiments with perspective. Van Gogh also dealt with this.…