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David Hockney

A Bigger Book, Art Edition C, 2010/2016

IPad drawing in colours, printed on archival paper, with full margins, with the illustrated 680-page chronology book, numbered 557 (printed), original print portfolio and adjustable book stand designed by Marc Newson, contained in the original cardboard box with label stamp-numbered 0557.
22 × 17 in
55.9 × 43.2 cm
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I. 43.8 x 33 cm. (17 1/4 x 13 in.)
S. 55.9 x 43.2 …

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IPad drawing signed, dated and numbered 57/250 in pencil, the book signed in black ink on the title page (one of four editions of 250 … Read more
David Hockney
British, b. 1937
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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 floating amidst fragments from a Walt Whitman poem. After moving to California at the end of 1963, Hockney began painting scenes of the sensual and uninhibited life of athletic young men, depicting swimming pools, palm trees, and perpetual sunshine. Experimenting with photography in the mid-1970s, Hockney went on to create his famous photocollages with Polaroids and snapshot prints arranged in a grid formation, pushing the two-dimensionality of photography to the limit, fragmenting the monocular vision of the camera and activating the viewer in the process. A versatile artist, Hockney has produced work in almost every medium—including full-scale opera set designs, prints, and drawings using cutting-edge technology such as fax machines, laser photocopiers, computers, and even iPhones and iPads.

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I. 43.8 x 33 cm. (17 1/4 x 13 in.)
S. 55.9 x 43.2 …

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Medium
Print
Signature
IPad drawing signed, dated and numbered 57/250 in pencil, the book signed in black ink on the title page (one of four editions of 250 … Read more
David Hockney
British, b. 1937
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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 floating amidst fragments from a Walt Whitman poem. After moving to California at the end of 1963, Hockney began painting scenes of the sensual and uninhibited life of athletic young men, depicting swimming pools, palm trees, and perpetual sunshine. Experimenting with photography in the mid-1970s, Hockney went on to create his famous photocollages with Polaroids and snapshot prints arranged in a grid formation, pushing the two-dimensionality of photography to the limit, fragmenting the monocular vision of the camera and activating the viewer in the process. A versatile artist, Hockney has produced work in almost every medium—including full-scale opera set designs, prints, and drawings using cutting-edge technology such as fax machines, laser photocopiers, computers, and even iPhones and iPads.

David Hockney

A Bigger Book, Art Edition C, 2010/2016

IPad drawing in colours, printed on archival paper, with full margins, with the illustrated 680-page chronology book, numbered 557 (printed), original print portfolio and adjustable book stand designed by Marc Newson, contained in the original cardboard box with label stamp-numbered 0557.
22 × 17 in
55.9 × 43.2 cm
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