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David Hockney, ‘Lithographic water made of lines and crayon’, 1978-80, Christie's
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David Hockney

Lithographic water made of lines and crayon, 1978-80

Lithograph printed in blue on TGL handmade paper
28 1/10 × 34 1/5 in
71.3 × 86.8 cm
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Signed and dated in pencil, inscribed P.P. II, a printer's proof aside from the edition of 42 …

Signed and dated in pencil, inscribed P.P. II, a printer's proof aside from the edition of 42 (there were also 16 artist's proofs), published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, generally in good condition.
Image 550 x 742 mm., Sheet 713 x 868 mm.

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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.

David Hockney, ‘Lithographic water made of lines and crayon’, 1978-80, Christie's
David Hockney, ‘Lithographic water made of lines and crayon’, 1978-80, Christie's
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About the work
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Signed and dated in pencil, inscribed P.P. II, a printer's proof aside from the edition of 42 …

Signed and dated in pencil, inscribed P.P. II, a printer's proof aside from the edition of 42 (there were also 16 artist's proofs), published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, generally in good condition.
Image 550 x 742 mm., Sheet 713 x 868 mm.

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Medium
Print
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

Lithographic water made of lines and crayon, 1978-80

Lithograph printed in blue on TGL handmade paper
28 1/10 × 34 1/5 in
71.3 × 86.8 cm
Bidding closed
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