David Hockney

born 1937

David Hockney, ‘A Bigger Splash’ 1967
A Bigger Splash 1967
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Peter Blake, ‘‘The Meeting’ or ‘Have a Nice Day, Mr Hockney’’ 1981–3
Peter Blake
‘The Meeting’ or ‘Have a Nice Day, Mr Hockney’ 1981–3
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David Hockney, (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. An important contributor to the pop art movement of the 1960s, he is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century.

Hockney has a home and studio in Kensington, London and two residences in California, where he has lived on and off for over 30 years: one in Nichols Canyon, Los Angeles, and an office and archives on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, California.

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Artist as subject

Film and audio


David Hockney – ‘I like to live in the now’ | TateShots

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Fashion meets Art – Preen inspired by David Hockney

Resort collection 2014 inspired by David Hockney's 'A Bigger Splash'


David Hockney in conversation with Nicholas Serota

In connection with A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance exhibition at Tate Modern, David Hockney is in conversation with Nicholas ...

TateShots: Twitter With... David Hockney

David Hockney answers your questions


Late at Tate November: Behind the scenes. Outsider: Leon Wainwright

Art Historian Leon Wainwright is talking around the idea of the 'authentic outsider' and how Kitaj and Hockney - in their ...


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