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David Hockney

Rain on the Studio Window, 2009

Inkjet printed computer drawing in colours, on Epson Hot Press Natural, matte, smooth paper
22 × 17 in
55.9 × 43.2 cm
Edition of 75
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
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Accompanied by the deluxe book edition of 'My Yorkshire: Conversations with Marco Livingstone'
Signed and numbered on colophon
Contained in original solander box
Book: 25 x 33 x 1.6 cm
Solander box: 58.7 x 45.7 x 3.5cm

Print
Image: 40.6 x 28.9 cm (16.0 x 11.4 in)
Sheet: …

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Signed, dated and numbered in pencil
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Published by Enitharmon Editions, London
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
RAW Editions Gallery Auction

Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right.

Accompanied by the deluxe book edition of 'My …

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Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right.

Accompanied by the deluxe book edition of 'My Yorkshire: Conversations with Marco Livingstone'
Signed and numbered on colophon
Contained in original solander box
Book: 25 x 33 x 1.6 cm
Solander box: 58.7 x 45.7 x 3.5cm

Print
Image: 40.6 x 28.9 cm (16.0 x 11.4 in)
Sheet: …

Read more
Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, dated and numbered in pencil
Publisher
Published by Enitharmon Editions, London
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

Rain on the Studio Window, 2009

Inkjet printed computer drawing in colours, on Epson Hot Press Natural, matte, smooth paper
22 × 17 in
55.9 × 43.2 cm
Edition of 75
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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