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David Hockney

Snails Space, 1995

The complete set of 10 digital inkjet prints in colours, on heavy textured Somerset paper, with full margins.
Edition 36/45
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all I. approx. 83.2 x 106 cm (32 3/4 x 41 3/4 in.)
all S. approx. 88.9 x 110.8 cm (35 x 43 5/8 in.)

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All signed, dated and numbered '#36' in pencil, from the edition of 45, published by Nash Editions, Los Angeles (with their blindstamp), … Read more
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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Phillips

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Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

all I. approx. 83.2 x 106 cm (32 3/4 x 41 3/4 in.)
all S. approx. 88.9 x 110.8 cm (35 x 43 5/8 in.)

Medium
Print
Signature
All signed, dated and numbered '#36' in pencil, from the edition of 45, published by Nash Editions, Los Angeles (with their blindstamp), … Read more
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

Snails Space, 1995

The complete set of 10 digital inkjet prints in colours, on heavy textured Somerset paper, with full margins.
Edition 36/45
Bidding closed
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