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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. More recently Hockney's practice has incorporated new technology, using iPad applications to create a series of still-lives and landscapes. This work was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 2012.

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David Hockney, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(25)

David Hockney

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

'Heads', by Peter Gidal - NPG 6827

'Heads'

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

David Hockney, by John Hedgecoe - NPG P160

David Hockney

by John Hedgecoe
platinum print, 1971
NPG P160

David Hockney, by Dmitri Kasterine - NPG P1331

David Hockney

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from original negative, 2009 (1974)
On display at River and Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames, UK in the exhibition Hockney and the 60s
NPG P1331

David Hockney, by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz - NPG P1183

David Hockney

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

David Hockney, by Arnold Newman - NPG P150(21)

David Hockney

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

David Hockney; Lucian Freud, by David Dawson - NPG P1001

David Hockney; Lucian Freud

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

David Hockney ('Self-Portrait with Charlie'), by David Hockney - NPG 6819

David Hockney ('Self-Portrait with Charlie')

by David Hockney
oil on canvas, 2005
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6819

David Hockney, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14108

David Hockney

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

David Hockney, by Lord Snowdon - NPG x76732

David Hockney

by Lord Snowdon
bromide fibre print, 1965
NPG x76732

'Swinging London' Group, by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield - NPG x128489

'Swinging London' Group

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

David Hockney, by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski - NPG x13726

David Hockney

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

David Hockney, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x127780

David Hockney

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 29 May 1969
NPG x127780

David Hockney, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40200

David Hockney

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

David Hockney, by Francis Goodman - NPG x195468

David Hockney

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

David Hockney, by Francis Goodman - NPG x195469

David Hockney

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

David Hockney, by Francis Goodman - NPG x195470

David Hockney

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

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