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David Hockney

Olympische Spiele Muenchen 1972 (Diver), 1972

Lithograph
40 × 25 in
101.6 × 63.5 cm
Edition of 3000
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
Long Island City
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David Hockney’s obsession with swimming pools began when he moved to Southern California in the …

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Artist:David Hockney
Title: Olympische Spiele Muenchen 1972 (Diver)
Year:1972
Medium: Lithograph Poster

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Certificate of authenticity
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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, ‘ Olympische Spiele Muenchen 1972 (Diver)’, 1972, RoGallery
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David Hockney’s obsession with swimming pools began when he moved to Southern California in the 1960s. For the British Pop artist, California’s poolside culture was a new form of paradise, filled with glistening chlorine waters and lounging socialites. Hockney’s utopian depictions of swimming pools often featured …

RoGallery
Long Island City

Artist:David Hockney
Title: Olympische Spiele Muenchen 1972 (Diver)
Year:1972
Medium: Lithograph Poster
Edition Size: 3000
Size: 40 x 25 inches

Medium
Posters
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
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

Olympische Spiele Muenchen 1972 (Diver), 1972

Lithograph
40 × 25 in
101.6 × 63.5 cm
Edition of 3000
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Long Island City
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