Lecture: David Hockney: Drawing from Life
13 March 2020, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
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David Hockney No. 1201, 14 March 2012, iPad Drawing © David Hockney
Curator Sarah Howgate introduces the major new exhibition which explores Hockney as a draughtsman from the 1950s to the present and his depictions of himself and those close to him.
Sarah Howgate, curator of David Hockney: Drawing from Life, is Senior Curator of Contemporary Collections at the National Portrait Gallery. She has curated several major exhibitions at the Gallery including David Hockney: Portraits (2006), Lucian Freud: Portraits (2012), Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask (2017) and Tacita Dean PORTRAIT (2018). She co-wrote The Portrait Now in 2006 with Sandy Nairne and contributed to 21st Century Portraits, published in 2013.
Part of the programme of events complementing the major exhibition David Hockney: Drawing from Life
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A beautiful fully illustrated catalogue accompanies the exhibition David Hockney: Drawing From Life