A man watches another man swimming in a swimming pool with a hilly wooded scene in the background.
Last Chance Tate Britain Exhibition

David Hockney

Until 29 May 2017

Free entry for Members

David Hockney Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) 1972 Private Collection © David Hockney Photo Credit: Art Gallery of New South Wales / Jenni Carter

One of the most popular and influential British artists of the twentieth century returns to Tate Britain for his most comprehensive exhibition yet

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This exhibition gathers together an extensive selection of David Hockney’s most famous works celebrating his achievements in painting, drawing, print, photography and video across six decades.

As he approaches his 80th birthday, Hockney continues to change his style and ways of working, embracing new technologies as he goes. From his portraits and images of Los Angeles swimming pools, through to his drawings and photography, Yorkshire landscapes and most recent paintings – some of which have never been seen before in public  –  this exhibition shows how the roots of each new direction lay in the work that came before. A once-in-a-lifetime chance to see these unforgettable works together. 

David Hockney, Peter Getting Out of Nick's Pool 1966

David Hockney
Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool 1966
Collection Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
© David Hockney Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney, Going Up Garrowby Hill 2000, Private Collection © David Hockney

David Hockney
Going Up Garrowby Hill 2000
Private Collection © David Hockney

David Hockney, Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy,1968, Private Collection © David Hockney

David Hockney
Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy 1968
Private Collection © David Hockney

David Hockney, Garden with Blue Terrace, 2015, Private Collection © David Hockney Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney
Garden with Blue Terrace 2015
Private Collection © David Hockney
Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney A Lawn Being Sprinkled 1967

David Hockney
A Lawn Being Sprinkled 1967
Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60”
Private Collection © David Hockney Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney Billy + Audrey Wilder, Los Angeles, April 1982 1982

David Hockney
Billy + Audrey Wilder, Los Angeles, April 1982 1982
Composit polaroid, 46 x 44”
Private Collection © David Hockney Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney Domestic Scene, Los Angeles 1963

David Hockney
Domestic Scene, Los Angeles 1963
Oil on canvas, 60 x 60”
Private Collection © David Hockney

David Hockney Garden 2015 2015

David Hockney
Garden 2015 2015
Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 72”
Private Collection, © Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney Model with Unfinished Self-Portrait 1977

David Hockney
Model with Unfinished Self-Portrait 1977
Oil on convas, 60 x 60”
Private Collection © David Hockney

David Hockney Hollywood Hills House 1981–82

David Hockney
Hollywood Hills House 1981–82
Oil, charcoal and collage on canvas, 60 x 120”
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis © David Hockney

David Hockney Outpost Drive, Hollywood 1980

David Hockney
Outpost Drive, Hollywood 1980
Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60”
Private Collection © David Hockney

David Hockney Pearblossom Hwy., 11–18 April 1986, #1

David Hockney
Pearblossom Hwy., 11–18 April 1986, #1
Photographic collage, 47 x 64 1/2”
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles © David Hockney

David Hockney Red Pots in the Garden 2000

David Hockney
Red Pots in the Garden 2000
Private Collection © David Hockney 

David hockney Woldgate Woods 6 & 9 November 2006 2006

David hockney
Woldgate Woods 6 & 9 November 2006 2006
Oil on 6 canvases (36 x 48” each), 72 x 144” overall
Private Collection © David Hockney

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This exhibition is organised collaboratively by Tate Britain, the Centre Pompidou, Paris and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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Venue

Tate Britain
Millbank
London
SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit

Dates

9 February – 29 May 2017

All advance tickets are now sold out 

A limited number of tickets are available in the gallery from 10.00 each day, please note these sell very quickly

Members do not need to book in advance

Extended opening hours for the final weekend (David Hockney exhibition and exhibition shop only, with the rest of the gallery closing at 18.00, unless otherwise stated)

Friday 26, Saturday 27, and Sunday 28 May 2017 until midnight

Monday 29 May 2017 until 23.00

Last ticket sales and entry to the exhibition will be one hour before these closing times

The exhibition will be travelling to the Pompidou Centre in Paris in June and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in November

Tate is the only legitimate seller of David Hockney exhibition tickets. By purchasing from any unofficial source, or any website other than Tate you run the risk of the tickets being rendered invalid and being denied entry to the exhibition

All ticket proceeds go towards Tate as a charity – buying from unofficial vendors does not support our charitable aims 

Pricing

£19.50 FREE for Members

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Adult £19.50 (without donation £17.70) 
Concession £17.50 (without donation £15.90) 
Under 12s FREE (up to four per family adult)
Family tickets available (two adults and two children 12–18 years) by telephone or in the gallery
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School groups must be booked in advance

Members early morning viewings:
Members can enjoy exclusive early morning viewings every Saturday and Sunday between 08.00 and 10.00. No booking required. Join now to take advantage of this.
Monday 29 May extended hour for Members: Members can now enjoy an exclusive early morning viewing 09.00 - 10.00 on the final day of the exhibition. 

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19 May 2017, 27 May 2017

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Dinner and David Hockney

Until 28 May 2017

​Enjoy three courses from a special Hockney inspired menu with access to the exhibition (after 18.00)

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Members Hours: David Hockney

27 May 2017, 28 May 2017, 29 May 2017

See the exhibition in the morning hours before the gallery opens to the public

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