David Hockney, ‘Hockney's People (Hand Signed)’, 2003, Ephemera or Merchandise, Hardback Monograph. Hand Signed by David Hockney., Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction
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David Hockney

Hockney's People (Hand Signed), 2003

Hardback Monograph. Hand Signed by David Hockney.
1/2 in diameter
1.3 cm diameter
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Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction

This book is very scarce when hand signed by the artist. Authenticity of his signature is …

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Hand signed by artist in black marker on the title page of the book.
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Bulfinch Press
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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This book is very scarce when hand signed by the artist. Authenticity of his signature is unconditionally guaranteed. David Hockney signed this book for the present owner at a private reception in New York so provenance is direct and irrefutable. This is beautiful hardback monograph focused on the portraits of people …

Medium
Signature
Hand signed by artist in black marker on the title page of the book.
Publisher
Bulfinch Press
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

Hockney's People (Hand Signed), 2003

Hardback Monograph. Hand Signed by David Hockney.
1/2 in diameter
1.3 cm diameter
.
Bidding closed
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