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David Hockney, ‘Caribbean Tea Time from the series Moving Focus’, 1985-87, Skinner
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David Hockney

Caribbean Tea Time from the series Moving Focus, 1985-87

Color lithograph with hand-coloring and collage on eight sheets of TGL handmade paper, assembled together in a four-panel, folding, contoured, lacquered, and hand-painted wood floor screen, with four screenprinted plastic panels on the reverse, all designed by the artist,
Edition of 36
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Edition of 36 plus proofs, published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York (MCA Tokyo, …

Edition of 36 plus proofs, published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York (MCA Tokyo, 288).

Full size 86 x 136 in. (218.4 x 345.5 cm).

N.B. Hockney is a virtual jack-of-all-trades, embracing both traditional and newer media - from acrylic paint to PhotoShop - and working as a painter, print-maker, …

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Numbered and signed "AP VII/X David Hockney" in pencil on right-most panel l.c.
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, ‘Caribbean Tea Time from the series Moving Focus’, 1985-87, Skinner
David Hockney, ‘Caribbean Tea Time from the series Moving Focus’, 1985-87, Skinner
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About the work
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Skinner

Edition of 36 plus proofs, published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York (MCA Tokyo, …

Edition of 36 plus proofs, published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York (MCA Tokyo, 288).

Full size 86 x 136 in. (218.4 x 345.5 cm).

N.B. Hockney is a virtual jack-of-all-trades, embracing both traditional and newer media - from acrylic paint to PhotoShop - and working as a painter, print-maker, …

Medium
Print
Signature
Numbered and signed "AP VII/X David Hockney" in pencil on right-most panel l.c.
David Hockney
British, b. 1937
Follow

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

Caribbean Tea Time from the series Moving Focus, 1985-87

Color lithograph with hand-coloring and collage on eight sheets of TGL handmade paper, assembled together in a four-panel, folding, contoured, lacquered, and hand-painted wood floor screen, with four screenprinted plastic panels on the reverse, all designed by the artist,
Edition of 36
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