David Hockney

Lucian Freud ignored the rise of abstraction; David Hockney unfashionably persisted in depicting love and happiness. Britain’s postwar painters had a talent for taboo-breaking

Lucian Freud ignored the rise of abstraction; David Hockney unfashionably persisted in depicting love and happiness. Britain’s postwar painters had a …

Philosophy

Matchesfashion.com Unveils Colville in London

Named after artist David Hockney's Seventies residence, the brand is the brainchild of Molly Molloy, Kristin Forss and Lucinda Chambers.<p><b>CALLING</b> …

Fashion

The venerated Chicago dealer Richard Gray, who introduced David Hockney and Alex Katz to the midwest, died on Wednesday at the age of 89.

Gray died in his sleep at home on May 16th, according to a statement circulated by a representative of the gallery. His eponymous Richard Gray …

Art

Tastes of California, Imported to the East Coast

Woody Allen may have called Los Angeles a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light (that’s from “Annie Hall”), but the bicoastal restaurateur Michael McCarty and his wife, Kim McCarty, an artist, have spent 40 years proving that wrong, bringing top …

The Arts

Are those wacky waving inflatable tube men in the Spoleto Festival USA 2018?

click to enlarge<p>Today Spoleto Festival director Nigel Redden revealed this year's festival poster, a colorful image from artist David Hockney, …

Festivals

David Hockney's art on screen

As a pioneer of the British pop art movement in the 1960's, David Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th …

The Arts (Australia)

Sworders: Modern & Contemporary Prints

Artsy presents Sworders: Modern & Contemporary Prints, featuring works by Ai Wei Wei, Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, and more. In advance of the …

Pablo Picasso

Modernists and Mavericks by Martin Gayford review – Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London painters

An immersive history of painting from 1945 to the 1970s draws on a huge archive of the author’s interviews<p>Martin Gayford has been talking with artists for 30 years. He doesn’t just nip into the studio with a notepad: he has a gift for sustaining conversations that unfold across decades. His …

Books

Modernists and Mavericks by Martin Gayford — a miraculous moment

Martin Gayford’s Man with a Blue Scarf(2010), an account of sitting for a portrait by Lucian Freud, is one of the best books ever written about the …

Art

David Hockney, a portrait of the portrait artist at 80: 'I'm still curious'

When David Hockney called to ask about painting his portrait, the architect<p>Frank Gehrywas immediately intrigued. Hockney said it would be fine to bring Gehry’s artist son Alejandro to watch, and once they arrived at the studio, both Gehrys paid close attention to Hockney as he painted.<p>“He was …

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New, Rare, and Everywhere: David Hockney Is Set to Rule New York This May

Art Fairs<p>Hockney's 1990 landscape could sell for $30 million at auction in May—but there is plenty of opportunity to see new work by him before then.<p>,<p>…

Fine Art

David Hockney Painting to Go on Block at Sotheby’s in May, With $20 M.–$30 M. Estimate

<i>Pacific Coast Highway and Santa Monica</i> could double the artist's previous auction record. Read MoreThe post David Hockney Painting to Go on Block at …

Fine Art

Doyle: Prints & Multiples

Artsy presents Doyle: Prints & Multiples, featuring works by Alexander Calder, David Hockney, Cy Twombly, and more. In advance of the auction, …

Art

David Hockney

By Chris Stephens and Andrew Wilson<p>David Hockney (British, born 1937) has been delighting and challenging audiences for almost 60 years. Produced in …

Art

The 405 Exchange: Kat Edmonson on being an old-fashioned gal

You have to love people who can take phrases and make them their own. To hear someone say “old-fashioned” is usually correlated with a slew of …

Turntables

Art Industry News: Monochrome Master Marcia Hafif Dies at 89 + More Must-Read Stories

Art World<p>Plus, Ethiopia ups the ante in its quest for restitution and Christie's secures a marquee Rothko for its May sale.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry News is a</i> …

Art

The London Scene: Recalling 60s Soho With Bacon, Freud, & Kossoff

Richard Assheton takes a stroll through the Soho of the 60s in time for a new book from Thames & Hudson and an exhibition at Ordovas, both devoted to …

Art

David Hockney on How Grief and Aging Shaped His New, Bright Paintings

For most of the past 15 years, British artist David Hockney has been living in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, a long way from the studio in Hollywood …

Art

David Hockney Exhibit at LACMA Presents 82 Intimate Portraits by the Artist

Following a popular tour across Europe and a successful stint in Australia, the celebrated exhibition, <i>David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life,</i> has made its American debut at LACMA (the Los Angeles County Museum of Art). Featuring a colorful collection of portraits painted less than five years …

Art

Hockney’s sitters face their painted selves at Lacma

Does anyone see us the way we look to ourselves? Even a great portrait can’t do the trick. It’s still another person’s interpretation, and even when …

Art

Artist and ‘English-Los Angeleno’ David Hockney brings latest work home to LA

82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, painted from Hockney's Hollywood hills studio, is on display at LACMA, presented together as one work of art.

Art

Drawing in the Park

This course is a sustained study of park life and landscape from spring to high summer. The aim is to develop the confidence to work outdoors and in …

Drawing

What's It Like To Pose For David Hockney? We Asked The People In His Portraits

Rufus Hale was just 11 years old when artist David Hockney painted his portrait. Rufus' mother was making a movie about the prolific, octogenarian artist, and brought her son with her to work one day. He was sketching in the corner of the studio when Hockney asked, "Why don't I paint you?"<p>Now …

Culture

A David Hockney painting inspired by a childhood favorite graces the New Yorker’s cover

<b>A DUTCH PAINTING</b> that David Hockney first saw more than six decades ago in London is the resurgent inspiration for the art that graces this week’s New Yorker.<p>“I’ve always loved it,” Hockney, 80, tells the New Yorker’s art director, Francoise Mouly. “It’s a beautiful painting, the original.”<p>That …

Art

New painting by David Hockney fronts the cover of The New Yorker

The New Yorker is known for consistently commissioning fantastic covers. Last week saw them feature a musical cover — the first of its kind — by Tom …

Art

David Hockney’s “The Road”

The cover for the magazine’s Travel and Food Issue, “The Road,” features a detail of a new painting by the artist David Hockney. Hockney, who celebrated his eightieth birthday last year with a retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, remains a restless stylist. He spent several years …

Culture

How a 17th-Century Dutch Artist Inspired David Hockney’s Latest ‘New Yorker’ Cover

Art World<p>The 80-year-old British artist adapted a painting from his current show at Pace.<p>,<p>Beloved British artist David Hockney has adapted one of his …

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents the U.S. premiere of David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting the U.S. premiere of David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life. On view April 15–July 29, 2018, …

Art

David Hockney thinks you should take a longer look at life

<b>John Yang:</b><p>Finally tonight, a new look at work from one of the world’s most renowned living artists.<p>Painter David Hockney is 80 years old, but he …

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