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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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P797(25)

David Hockney

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 16 April 1963
NPG P797(25)

6827

'Heads'

by Peter Gidal
16mm silent, black and white film, 1969
NPG 6827

P160

David Hockney

by John Hedgecoe
platinum print, 1971
NPG P160

P1331

David Hockney

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from an original negative, 2009 (1974)
NPG P1331

P1183

David Hockney

by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz
dye transfer print, 5 July 1977
NPG P1183

P150(21)

David Hockney

by Arnold Newman
polaroid colour print, 1978
NPG P150(21)

P1001

David Hockney; Lucian Freud

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2003
NPG P1001

6819

David Hockney ('Self-Portrait with Charlie')

by David Hockney
oil on canvas, 2005
On display in Room 40 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6819

x14108

David Hockney

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on card mount, March 1965
NPG x14108

x40199

David Hockney

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, March 1965
NPG x40199

x76732

David Hockney

by Lord Snowdon
bromide fibre print, 1965
NPG x76732

x128489

'Swinging London' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, February 1967
NPG x128489

x13726

David Hockney

by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print, 1968
NPG x13726

x127780

David Hockney

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print on card mount, 29 May 1969
NPG x127780

x40200

David Hockney

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on card mount, 1969
NPG x40200

x18505

David Hockney

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 29 May 1969
NPG x18505

x195468

David Hockney

by Francis Goodman
contact sheet of twelve 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 9 February 1970
NPG x195468

x195469

David Hockney

by Francis Goodman
contact sheet of twelve 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 9 February 1970
NPG x195469

x195470

David Hockney

by Francis Goodman
contact sheet of twelve 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 9 February 1970
NPG x195470