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EHC Fine Art

With its distinctive blue terrace in the background and swimming pool in the centre, Garden 2015 is instantly recognizable as Hockney’s own Hollywood garden. The cacti that occupy the foreground of the picture make the garden a haven of life and colour amidst the drought California was gripped by at the time of …

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition
Signature
Embossed TATE, not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Tate Modern

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.

High auction record
$90.3m, Christie's, 2018
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-lifeGuggenheim Museum Bilbao
David HockneyThe Metropolitan Museum of Art
2016
David Hockney: CurrentNational Gallery of Victoria
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Garden, 2017

Ten colour giclée printed on 330 gsm Somerset Enhanced Radiant White 100% cotton rag paper with torn edges
17 3/4 × 13 3/4 in
45.1 × 34.9 cm
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EFA
EHC Fine Art

With its distinctive blue terrace in the background and swimming pool in the centre, Garden 2015 is …

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition
Signature
Embossed TATE, not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Tate Modern

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.

High auction record
$90.3m, Christie's, 2018
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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