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David Hockney, ‘Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984’, 1982, Alpha 137 Gallery Auction
David Hockney, ‘Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984’, 1982, Alpha 137 Gallery Auction
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David Hockney

Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984, 1982

Offset Lithograph on Parsons Diploma Parchment Paper. Hand signed. Unframed.
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
Edition of 750
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

This hand signed limited edition iconic Hockney was printed as one of the fifteen Official Fine Art …

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This hand signed limited edition iconic Hockney was printed as one of the fifteen Official Fine Art Olympic Posters for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. (the XXIII'rd Olympiad). It depicts an aerial view of a swimmer under rippling water broken up into 12 squares. A statement released by the 1984 Olympic …

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Pencil signed on the recto
Publisher
Knapp Communications, Inc.
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, ‘Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984’, 1982, Alpha 137 Gallery Auction
David Hockney, ‘Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984’, 1982, Alpha 137 Gallery Auction
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About the work
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Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

This hand signed limited edition iconic Hockney was printed as one of the fifteen Official Fine Art …

Read more

This hand signed limited edition iconic Hockney was printed as one of the fifteen Official Fine Art Olympic Posters for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. (the XXIII'rd Olympiad). It depicts an aerial view of a swimmer under rippling water broken up into 12 squares. A statement released by the 1984 Olympic …

Read more
Medium
Print
Signature
Pencil signed on the recto
Publisher
Knapp Communications, Inc.
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

Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984, 1982

Offset Lithograph on Parsons Diploma Parchment Paper. Hand signed. Unframed.
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
Edition of 750
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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