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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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David Hockney

by Bob Workman
bromide print, 1976
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David Hockney

by Michael Childers
C-type colour print, 1980
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David Hockney

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1980
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David Hockney; David Stoltz; Ian Falconer

by Michael Childers
C-type colour print, 1982
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David Hockney

by Heather Waddell
bromide fibre print, August 1985
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David Hockney

by Heather Waddell
bromide fibre print, August 1985
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David Hockney

by Ken Rosenthal
toned bromide print, 1988
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