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David Hockney, ‘The Lake ’, 1969, Stubbs Fine Art
David Hockney, ‘The Lake ’, 1969, Stubbs Fine Art
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David Hockney

The Lake , 1969

Etching
17 4/5 × 12 3/10 in
45.3 × 31.2 cm
Edition 33/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Stubbs Fine Art

Printed by the Print Shop, Amsterdam on Hodgkinson handmade paper.

Printed by the Print Shop, Amsterdam on Hodgkinson handmade paper.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in pencil, inscribed 'Grimm Ed. C.' in brown ink verso, numbered 33/100
Series
Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, 1969
Publisher
Petersburg Press, 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.

David Hockney, ‘The Lake ’, 1969, Stubbs Fine Art
David Hockney, ‘The Lake ’, 1969, Stubbs Fine Art
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About the work
Bibliography
Provenance
Stubbs Fine Art

Printed by the Print Shop, Amsterdam on Hodgkinson handmade paper.

Printed by the Print Shop, Amsterdam on Hodgkinson handmade paper.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in pencil, inscribed 'Grimm Ed. C.' in brown ink verso, numbered 33/100
Series
Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, 1969
Publisher
Petersburg Press, 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

The Lake , 1969

Etching
17 4/5 × 12 3/10 in
45.3 × 31.2 cm
Edition 33/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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