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David Hockney

The Bell Tower, 1969

Etching and aquatint on paper
10 19/50 × 6 1/2 in
26.4 × 16.5 cm
Edition of 100
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
New York, New York,
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About the work
Exhibition history
Provenance
Woodward Gallery
New York, New York,

David Hockney created 39 etchings for the series 'Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm'. …

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Print
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right; Numbered and Titled on verso
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Series
Six Fairy Tales, The Brothers Grimm
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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Woodward Gallery
New York, New York,

David Hockney created 39 etchings for the series 'Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm'. The etching plates were hand-drawn by David Hockney in London between May and November 1969, Edition 99/100
Custom framed 21 x 16 inches; 53.3 x 40.6 cm

Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right; Numbered and Titled on verso
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Series
Six Fairy Tales, The Brothers Grimm
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

The Bell Tower, 1969

Etching and aquatint on paper
10 19/50 × 6 1/2 in
26.4 × 16.5 cm
Edition of 100
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
New York, New York,
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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