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David Hockney

Pleading for the Child, 1969

Etching and Aquatint
24 1/2 × 17 3/4 in
62.2 × 45.1 cm
$2,500 - 5,000
Location
Santa Fe, New York
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TAI Modern
Santa Fe, New York
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Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm was a limited-edition artist’s book and portfolio printed …

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Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm was a limited-edition artist’s book and portfolio printed in 1969 by Petersburg Press. Hockney read all 220 of Grimm’s fairy tales before personally selecting which six he wanted to illustrate. The 39 original etchings that he created play upon the simple, direct language and …

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Signed and numbered 87/100
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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.

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About the work
TAI Modern
Santa Fe, New York
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Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm was a limited-edition artist’s book and portfolio printed …

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Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm was a limited-edition artist’s book and portfolio printed in 1969 by Petersburg Press. Hockney read all 220 of Grimm’s fairy tales before personally selecting which six he wanted to illustrate. The 39 original etchings that he created play upon the simple, direct language and …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and numbered 87/100
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by David Hockney
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$5,000–$7,500
This work
$0
$52,500+
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

Pleading for the Child, 1969

Etching and Aquatint
24 1/2 × 17 3/4 in
62.2 × 45.1 cm
$2,500 - 5,000
Location
Santa Fe, New York
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