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David Hockney. Sylvia Price P.2. David Hockney. Born in Bradford, England to Laura and Kenneth Hockney. Born July 9, 1937 Still alive (74) Studied at the Bradford College of Art and the Royal College of Art in London. English painter, printmaker, and photographer
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David Hockney Sylvia Price P.2
David Hockney • Born in Bradford, England to Laura and Kenneth Hockney. • Born July 9, 1937 • Still alive (74) • Studied at the Bradford College of Art and the Royal College of Art in London. • English painter, printmaker, and photographer • Was a important contributor to the Pop art movement of the 1960s • Born with synesthesia (sees synesthetic colors to musical stimuli) • Lives and works in Los Angeles, California • Hockney’s older sister is an artist of still life photos My Parents, 1977oil on canvas, 72x72 in.
Education • Went to Wellington Primary School. Then Bradford Grammar School • Studied at Bradford College of Art, then the Royal College of Art in London, England • While at the Royal College of Art, Hockney was featured in the exhibition Young Contemporaries Self Portrait, 1954collage on newsprint, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.
Movement & Style • Early works shows expressionist elements • While in California, used an acrylic medium that produced a realistic style using vibrant colors • When working with photography, aimed for a Cubism effect Pearblossom Highway, 11th-18th April 1986, photographic collage, 77x112 1/2 in.
California • Visit to California inspired Hockney to make a series of paintings of swimming pools • Painted many pictures about California California Art Collector, 1964acrylic on canvas, 60x72 in. Santa Monica Boulevard, 1979acrylic on canvas, 24x36 in.
Achievements and Awards • *Won many, many, many awards • 1983 - GERMAN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE.HONORARY DEGREE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD, ENGLAND.SKOWHEGAN AWARD FOR GRAPHICS.SHAKESPEARE PRIZE, SIFTUNG F.V.S. ZU HAMBU • 1993 FIRST ANNUAL AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART, LOS ANGELES, MAY 12, 1993.PROCLAMATION BY THE MAYOR OF LOS ANGELES AND THE LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL THAT MAY 12, 1993 BE “DAVID HOCKNEY DAY” IN LOS ANGELES.HONORED BY ANGEL ART, PROJECT ANGEL FOOD, LOS ANGELES, DECEMBER 5, 1993. RG, GERMANY
Photocollage • Used varying amounts of Polaroid snaps or multiple prints of a single object to make a composite image • Created the majority of them between 1970 and 1986 • Steps: • Took Polaroid photographs of one subject • Subject would move while being photographed • Later Hockney moved the camera around the subject instead
Paint Trolley, L.A. 1985, 1985 photographic collage, 41x61 in. Prehistoric Museum Near Palm Springs, 1982photographic collage, 84 1/2 x 56 1/2 in.
Etc. • Hockney was a conscientious objector, worked as a medical orderly from 1957-1959 • Offered knighthood in 1990m but declined • Serves on the advisory board of the magazine Standpoint • Pro-tobacco campaigner • In 2010, signed a letter along with 1oo other artists to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport protesting cutbacks in the arts
Telephone Pole, 1982photographic collage, 66x40 in Mother, Bradford Yorkshire, 1982composite polaroid, 56 x 23 1/2 in.
1950’s Self Portrait, 1955oil on plywood, 24x18 in. The Bradford Exchange, 1956mix media on paper, 13 1/4 x 9 3/8 in The Bradford Exchange, 1956mix media on paper, 13 1/4 x 9 3/8 in
1960’s Picture of a Hollywood Swimming Pool, 1964acrylic on canvas, 36x48 in. A Lawn Being Sprinkled, 1967acrylic on canvas, 60x60 in. Beverly Hills Housewife, 1966 acrylic on 2 canvas, 72x144 in
1970’s Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy, 1970 - 71acrylic on canvas, 84x120 in. My Parents, 1977oil on canvas, 72x72 in. Still Life On a Glass Table, 1971acrylic on canvas, 72x108 in.
1980’s Henry, 1988oil on canvas, 24x24 in. Breakfast At Malibu, Sunday, 1989oil on canvas, 24x36 in Livingroom at Malibu With View, 1988oil on canvas, 24x36 in.
1990’s Garrowby Hill, 1998 oil on canvas, 60x76 in Mum, 1990 oil, 36x24 in. Three Sunflowers And A Bottle of Water, 1996 oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 32 in
2000’s The Gate, 2000 oil on canvas, 60x76 in. Self Portrait with Charlie, 2005oil on canvas, 76x36 in. Woldgate Woods III , May 20 & 21 2006Oil on 6 canvases 72in x 144in
IPhone Drawings iPhone Drawing, 2009 iPhone Drawing, 2009 iPhone Drawing, 2009