David Hockney

British, born 1937

21,249 followers

David Hockney

British, born 1937

21,249 followers

A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David …

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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David Hockney gained recognition for his semi-abstract paintings on the theme of homosexual love before it was decriminalized in England in 1967. In We Two Boys Clinging Together (1961), red-painted couples embrace one other while …

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$90m, Christie's, 2018
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Centre Pompidou, and 17 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 19 more
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Tate, and 1 more
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Artforum, and 5 more
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Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 3 more
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