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David Hockney

Parade, Metropolitan Opera, 1981

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44 × 30 × 1 in
111.8 × 76.2 × 2.5 cm
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$1,200
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“The poster can be a marvelous reproduction, better than anything in a book,” David Hockney wrote

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A very cute poster by the British contemporary pop artist David Hockney (1937 - ). Created for the …

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David Hockney
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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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“The poster can be a marvelous reproduction, better than anything in a book,” David Hockney wrote in his 1993 autobiography. “And if you print them well and take the photographs of the paintings well, the posters are worth keeping, people might like them; they can pin them on a wall.” While many of Hockney’s posters …

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A very cute poster by the British contemporary pop artist David Hockney (1937 - ). Created for the Opera Parade at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1981. It is framed in a silver frame with cut-out mat that frames the poster nicely. An acrobat doing a handstand in front of an audience. David Hockney is one of the …

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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

Parade, Metropolitan Opera, 1981

Screenprint Poster
44 × 30 × 1 in
111.8 × 76.2 × 2.5 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$1,200
Ships from Long Island City, NY, US
Shipping: $95 domestic, $145 rest of world
Location
Long Island City
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