Knowledge Identifier: +David_Hockney
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1937.
Countries: United Kingdom (47%), United States (16%), (10%)
Linked to: Los Angeles Times, Bradford College, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Royal College of Art
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.
Gottfried Helnwein - Torino Fotografia 1989, Biennale Internationale, Gottfried Helnwein, David Hockney, Clegg and Guttmann.
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
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.
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.
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
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
From 9 February to 29 May 2017 "David Hockney" was presented at the Tate Britain
The show toured ending at MOMA in February 2018, which coincided with Hockney's 80th birthday