David Hockney


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David Hockney

Knowledge Identifier: +David_Hockney


David Hockney

English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographeradd

Category: Visual Arts

Born in 1937.

Countries: United Kingdom (47%), United States (16%), (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: John Kasmin, Tate, Painting

Linked to: Los Angeles Times, Bradford College, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Royal College of Art




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Hockney was born in Bradford , England on 9 July 1937 to Laura and Kenneth Hockney. add something


Richard Hamilton (artist) - The success of This Is Tomorrow secured Hamilton further teaching assignments in particular at the Royal College of Art from 1957 to 1961, where he promoted David Hockney and Peter Blake.


Derek Boshier - Boshier attended the Royal College of Art, London, along with David Hockney, Allen Jones and Peter Phillips, graduating in 1959


John Kasmin - In 1960 Kasmin met David Hockney and when he set up his own gallery in 1963 Hockney became one of his first artists


From 1963, Hockney was represented by the art dealer John Kasmin. add something


In 1963 Hockney visited New York, making contact with Andy Warhol. add something


Dorothy Mead - In the Arts Council series of touring exhibitions, Six Young Painters, Mead exhibited in 1964 with other artists including Peter Blake, William Crozier, David Hockney, Bridget_Riley, and Euan Uglow


In 1967, his painting, Peter Getting Out Of Nick's Pool, won the John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. add something


Celia Birtwell - She has been a muse for the painter David Hockney since 1968, and features in his 1970 painting "Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy", one of Hockney's most celebrated and one of the most viewed paintings in the Tate Britain gallery


Bernard Jacobson Gallery - Bernard Jacobson Gallery was founded in 1969, specialising in publishing contemporary prints by artists including Robyn Denny, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, Leon_Kossoff, Richard Smith, Ed Ruscha and William Tillyer


Hockney created these photomontage works mostly between 1970 and 1986. add something


Ossie Clark - Ossie Clark is featured in David Hockney's 1970 painting "Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy"


In 1974, Hockney was the subject of Jack Hazan's film, $A_Bigger_Splash (named after one of Hockney's swimming pool paintings from 1967). add something


The Rake's Progress - Glyndebourne Festival Opera - The noteworthy 1975 Glyndebourne Festival Opera production was directed by John Cox, used sets and costumes were designed by David Hockney, and starred Leo Goeke as Tom Rakewell


In 1977 David Hockney authored a book of etchings called The Blue Guitar: Etchings By David Hockney Who Was Inspired By Wallace Stevens Who Was Inspired By Pablo Picasso. add something


Hans Vandekerckhove - Vandekerckhove graduated from the University of Ghent in 1979 with a degree in art history, having concentrated on the works of David Hockney


Hockney was commissioned to design the cover and a series of pages for the December 1985 issue of the French edition of Vogue. add something


In December 1985, Hockney was commissioned to draw with the Quantel Paintbox, a computer program that allowed the artist to sketch directly onto the screen. add something


Didier Lestrade - In 1986, the publication folded after conducting ninety full-length interviews, in both English and French, including David Hockney, Bronski Beat, Brion Gysin, Divine, Gilbert & George and Tom of Finland


Gottfried Helnwein - Torino Fotografia 1989, Biennale Internationale, Gottfried Helnwein, David Hockney, Clegg and Guttmann.


Hockney was offered a knighthood in 1990, but he declined the offer. add something


The BMW 'art car' decorated by Hockney in 1995. add something


DesignworksUSA - In May 1995 BMW AG purchased the remaining percentage of DesignworksUSA. At this time artist David Hockney painted an Art Car in the studio


A Bigger Grand Canyon
oil on canvas


In the 2001 television programme and book, Secret Knowledge, Hockney posited that the Old Masters used camera obscura techniques, utilized with a concave mirror, which allowed the image of the subject to be projected onto the surface of the painting. add something


Matthias Weischer - In 2004, Weischer was selected as a protégé by mentor David Hockney as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, an international philanthropic programme that pairs masters in their disciplines with emerging talents for a year of one-to-one creative exchange


On 21 June 2006, his painting of The Splash fetched £2.6 million - a record for a Hockney painting. add something


Hockney himself assisted in displaying the works, and the exhibition, which ran until January 2007, proved to be one of the most successful in the gallery's history. add something


In June 2007, Hockney's largest painting, Bigger Trees Near Warter, which measures 15x40', was hung in the Royal Academy's largest gallery in their annual Summer Exhibition. add something


David Hockney was the inspiration of artist Billy Pappas in the documentary film Waiting for Hockney, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2008. add something


In 2008, he donated this work to the Tate Gallery in London, saying: "I thought if I'm going to give something to the Tate I want to give them something really good. add something


Hockney serves on the advisory board of the political magazine Standpoint, and contributed original sketches for its launch edition, in June 2008. add something


Sebastian Spreng - In 2009 his work Daphne was selected for the book "Speak for the Trees" along 70 other artists including David Hockney, Christo, April Gornik, Yoko Ono, Julie Heffernan, Robert Longo, Mark Ryden, the Starn Brothers, etc


In October 2010 he and 100 other leading artists signed an open letter to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt protesting against cutbacks in the arts. add something


Commissioned by The Other Art Fair, a November 2011 poll of 1,000 British painters and sculptors declared him Britain's most influential artist of all time add something


Hockney said, in a 2012 interview, "It's about big things add something


In 2012, Queen Elizabeth II appointed him to the Order of Merit, an honor restricted to 24 members at any one time for their contributions to the arts and sciences add something


On 14 August 2012 he was the subject of BBC Radio Four "The New Elizabethans" presented by James Naughtie" add something


The exhibition moved to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain from 15 May to 30 September, and from there to the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany, between 27 October 2012 and 3 February 2013 add something


In December 2012 "The Sunday Times" published for the first time works that it had commissioned Hockney to produce on a 1963 trip to Egypt and which had been shelved because of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy add something


On the morning of 18 March 2013, Hockney's 23-year-old assistant, Dominic Elliott, died as a result of a fall at Hockney's Bridlington studio add something


IPad - From 26 October 2013 to 30 January 20 "David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition" was presented at the de Young Museum, one of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, showing work since 2002 and including Photoshop portraits, multi-canvas oils, iPad landscapes and digital movies shot with multiple cameras add something


The exhibition ran from 5 February 2014 to 11 May 2014 at Dulwich Picture Gallery before going on tour to The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle add something


Painting - The 2015 Luca Guadagnino's film "A Bigger Splash" was named after Hockney's painting add something


In November 2015 Hockney sold his house in Bridlington, a five-bedroomed former guesthouse, for £625,000, cutting all his remaining ties with the town add something


In September 2016 Hockney announced the issue of a new book "David Hockney: A Bigger Book", scheduled to be published in October by Benedikt Taschen and costing £1,750 add something


From 9 February to 29 May 2017 "David Hockney" was presented at the Tate Britain add something


The show toured ending at MOMA in February 2018, which coincided with Hockney's 80th birthday add something


Unveiled in September 2018, the Queen's Window is located in the north transept of the Abbey and features a hawthorn blossom scene which is set in Yorkshire add something