David Hockney

born 1937

David Hockney, ‘A Bigger Splash’ 1967
A Bigger Splash 1967
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David Hockney, (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draftsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. As 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 owned a home and studio in Bridlington and London, and two residences in California, where he has lived on and off since 1964: one in the Hollywood Hills, one in Malibu, and an office and archives on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, California.

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