David Hockney (British, 1937)

David Hockney

British | 1937

David Hockney is a British Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1937. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech in Marrakesh. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Fitzwilliam Museum have featured David Hockney's work in the past.David Hockney's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 2 USD to 90,312,500 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 90,312,500 USD for Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), sold at Christie's New York in 2018. David Hockney has been featured in articles for ArtsJournal, Hyperallergic and WHITEWALL. The most recent article is Royal College of Art Celebrates 10th Consecutive Year as World’s Leading University for Art and Design written for ArtLyst in April 2024.

Artist's alternative names: David Hockney OM CH RA

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Current Exhibitions

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Ikon Gallery
Birmingham | UK
Feb 09,2024 - Apr 21,2024

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Bernard Jacobson Gallery
St. James's | London | UK
Mar 15,2024 - May 04,2024


Mar 14,2024 - May 31,2024


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..A rebel among his contemporaries, Hockney (b.1937) – largely known for his portraits and vast landscapes – is also recognized for his refusal to be pigeonholed in a particular medium or artistic style...

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Singapore Tyler Print Institute

..Hockney’s initial chosen methods of lithography and then etching, so suitable for an artist whose prime focus was on drawing, beguiled him from the very beginning as he honed his skill as a gifted draughtsman...

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National Gallery of Australia

..Hockney began working with the iPhone in 2008, and his subsequent discovery of the Brushes application as well as other “apps” enabled him to produce works of extraordinary variety...

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

..Hockney in his early works in the medium used his thumbs and fingers to create full-color images directly on the device’s screen, modifying the color and hue and layering brushstrokes of various widths...

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

..Hockney loves looking and drawing and has said that his current work in all media has allowed him to see and feel nature much more clearly...

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

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