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A Bigger Picture: New Approaches to David Hockney

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

Explore the artist’s style and ways of working

David Hockney is an artist who is continuously experimenting, finding new ways of seeing the world and presenting it back to us. This day-long conference taking place at the Paul Mellon Centre brings together current research and scholarship, opening up new art historical, literary and intellectual connections to the artist. ​Speakers include Chris Stephens, Head of Displays and Lead Curator, Modern British Art, Tate Britain; Edith Devaney, Curator and Head of the Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy.

Organised in collaboration with and supported by the Paul Mellon Centre.

Tate Britain

Morning private view at Tate Britain followed by the conference at Paul Mellon Centre, 16 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA

London SW1P 4RG
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5 May 2017 at 08.30–10.00

5 May 2017 at 11.00–18.00

The private view takes place from 08.30–10.00 at Tate Britain, followed by the conference at Paul Mellon Centre from 11.00

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David Hockney

born 1937