David Hockney, ‘Hand Signed Color Photograph from the Estate of Hollywood Director Paul Bartel’, ca. 1987, Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction
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David Hockney

Hand Signed Color Photograph from the Estate of Hollywood Director Paul Bartel, ca. 1987

Photograph of david hockney, hand signed by hockney
11 3/10 × 9 3/10 × 1 in
28.6 × 23.5 × 2.5 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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Photograph taken by unknown photographer and hand signed by David Hockney. Signature is …

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Hand signed by David Hockney on recto (front).
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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Photograph taken by unknown photographer and hand signed by David Hockney. Signature is unconditionally guaranteed authentic; acquired from the estate of the renowned movie producer, Paul Bartel, who produced the classic movie, Eating Raoul, among many others and who was a close friend of Hockney. Matted, framed and …

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Hand signed by David Hockney on recto (front).
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

Hand Signed Color Photograph from the Estate of Hollywood Director Paul Bartel, ca. 1987

Photograph of david hockney, hand signed by hockney
11 3/10 × 9 3/10 × 1 in
28.6 × 23.5 × 2.5 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
Bidding closed
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