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David Hockney

Celia Musing, 1979

Lithograph
40 × 28 in
101.6 × 71.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$20,500
Ships from Los Angeles, CA, US
Shipping: $550 domestic, $875 rest of world
Location
Los Angeles
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Hamilton-Selway Fine Art
Los Angeles
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Celia Birtwell is David Hockney’s most iconic sitter. She has been the subject of his portraits for …

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Celia Birtwell is David Hockney’s most iconic sitter. She has been the subject of his portraits for nearly four decades. Five classic Celia images are featured in the exhibition: Celia Musing, Celia Smoking, An Image of Celia (Moving Focus series), Celia Seated on an Office Chair and An Image of Celia, State II …

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Excellent Condition
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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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About the work
Hamilton-Selway Fine Art
Los Angeles
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Celia Birtwell is David Hockney’s most iconic sitter. She has been the subject of his portraits for …

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Celia Birtwell is David Hockney’s most iconic sitter. She has been the subject of his portraits for nearly four decades. Five classic Celia images are featured in the exhibition: Celia Musing, Celia Smoking, An Image of Celia (Moving Focus series), Celia Seated on an Office Chair and An Image of Celia, State II …

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Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent Condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of large prints by David Hockney
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$20,000–$24,000
This work
$0
$84,000+
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

Celia Musing, 1979

Lithograph
40 × 28 in
101.6 × 71.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$20,500
Ships from Los Angeles, CA, US
Shipping: $550 domestic, $875 rest of world
Location
Los Angeles
Locked
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