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David Hockney (1937-), Artist

Sitter in 47 portraits
Artist associated with 12 portraits
Artist, painter, printmaker, illustrator, stage designer, photographer and writer. Bradford-born Hockney studied at the Royal College of Art and became a leading figure in the Pop Art movement. His first retrospective exhibition was held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London in 1970. Hockney's recent practice has incorporated new technology, using iPad applications to create a series of still-lives and landscapes. In 2012 Hockney was the subject of an exhibition at the Royal Academy.

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x195544

David Hockney

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 9 February 1970
NPG x195544

x195545

David Hockney

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 9 February 1970
NPG x195545

x40201

David Hockney

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, circa 1970
NPG x40201

x24968

Unknown man; David Hockney; Patrick Procktor

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, circa 1970
NPG x24968

x126191

David Hockney

by Bob Collins
modern bromide print from original 35mm negative, 1972
NPG x126191

x138821

David Hockney

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from an original negative, 1972
NPG x138821

x34127

David Hockney

by Bob Collins
bromide fibre print, 1972
NPG x34127

x34128

David Hockney

by Bob Collins
bromide fibre print, 1972
NPG x34128

x22211

David Hockney

by Carole Cutner
colour print, 1982
NPG x22211

x128739

David Hockney

by Jim McHugh
digital archival colour print, 1983
NPG x128739

x45574

David Hockney

by Steve Pyke
bromide fibre print, 1992
NPG x45574

x45575

David Hockney

by Steve Pyke
bromide fibre print, 1992
NPG x45575

6473

David Hockney

by David Hockney
charcoal, 1983
NPG 6473

x24969

Peter Crutch; Peter Phillips; David Hockney

by Geoff Reeve
bromide print on card mount, spring 1961
NPG x24969

x1458

David Hockney

by Johnny Dewe-Mathews
print, November 1972
NPG x1458

x16130

David Hockney

by Johnny Dewe-Mathews
bromide print, November 1972
NPG x16130

x4034

David Hockney

by Nicholas Elder
bromide print on cream card mount, August 1973
NPG x4034

x182322

David Hockney

by David Hedegcoe
bromide press print, 1976
NPG x182322