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David Hockney portrait by Jim McHugh
Los Angeles, November 1991,
photography by Jim McHugh

 

David Hockney

1937 Born in Bradford, England
Currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California and London, England

Education:
1953 - 57 Attended Bradford College of Art
1964 Teaching Position at University of Iowa
1965 Teaching Position at University of Colorado
1966 - 67 Teaching Position at University of California, Los Angeles & Berkeley

full biography

   

Selected exhibitions at L.A. Louver

More Drawing in a Printing Machine
Second floor gallery
8 April - 8 May 2010

Drawing in a Printing Machine
26 February - 28 March 2009

     

The East Yorkshire Landscape
9 February - 24 March 2007

 
"Hand Eye Heart"
Watercolors of the East Yorkshire Landscape
26 February - 2 April 2005
     

Looking at Landscape / Being in Landscape
15 September 1998 - 24 October 1998

 

Selected Drawings 1976 - 1988
16 February 1996 - 16 March 1996

    → view all past L.A. Louver exhibitions

Selected museum exhibitions

David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
de Young Museum
San Francisco, CA
26 October 2013 - 20 January 2014

David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture
21 January - 9 April 2012
Royal Academy of Arts
London

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao, Spain
14 May - 30 September 2012

Museum Ludwig Cologne
Cologne, Germany
29 October 2012 - 4 February 2013

     
David Hockney: Early Reflections
Walker Art Gallery
Liverpool, England
11 October 2013 - 16 March 2014
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

David Hockney: Northern Landscapes 
16 June - 30 September 2012
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum
Tromosø, Norway

     

David Hockney. Just Nature
Kunsthalle Wuerth
Schwabisch Hall, Germany
26 April - 27 September 2009
kunst.wuerth.com

David Hockney: The East Yorkshire Landscape
Tate Britain
Millbank, London
11 June 2007 - 3 February 2008
www.tate.org.uk

    → view all past museum exhibitions

Selected articles

Chu, Henry. "David Hockney brings color back home"
The Los Angles Times. 12 February 2012.
full article, PDF | www.latimes.com

Gayford, Martin. "David Hockney: aged 74, the painter is
as prolific (and perverse) as ever"
The Telegraph. 06 January 2012.
www.telegraph.co.uk

 

Isenberg, Barbara. "David Hockney's friends in art:
the iPad and iPhone." Los Angeles Times. 23 January 2011.
www.latimes.com

  Harvey, Doug. "Representing Mother******s".
LA Weekly. Art+Books. 22 April 2010.
www.laweekly.com
     

Gayford, Martin. "David Hockney's iPad Art."
The Telegraph. 20 October 2010.
full article, PDF   |  www.telegraph.co.uk

  Glover, Michael. "David Hockney: Just Nature, Museum Wurth, Swabisch Hall, Germany."
The Independent. 30 April 2009.
full article, PDF   |  www.independent.co.uk
     

Ruiz, Cristina. "David Hockney swaps oils for pixels."
The Sunday Times. 22 March 2009.
full article, PDF

 

Gayford, Martin. "A Bigger Picture."
RA Magazine Summer 2007
full article, PDF

     

Crompton, Sarah. "Genius in a dazzling new light."
The Telegraph. 13 June 2007.
full article, PDF   |  www.telegraph.co.uk

 

Mizota, Sharon. "David Hockney"
Artnews. May 2007.
full article, PDF

     

Pagel, David. "The view from the woods. David Hockney's East Yorkshire landscapes make Cézanne look Pop"
Los Angeles Times, Around the Galleries, 16 February 2007.
full article, PDF

 

Muchnic, Suzanne. "Landscape perspectives. David Hockney rediscovers the landscape of his youth and his celebrated countryman, John Constable."
Los Angeles Times, 11 February 2007.
full article

     

Goncalves De Lima, Jean-Pierre. "Back to the Land."
Times Magazine. 2 September 2006.
full article, PDF

 

Schruers, Fred. "Far from white-hot L.A., David Hockney
embraces the cool vistas of his youth."
Los Angeles Times. 30 January 2005, p. E1.
full article, large PDF  |  full article, small - html

     

Weschler, Lawrence. "Vanishing Point."
Harper's. June 2005.
full article, PDF

 

Frank, Peter. "David Hockney."
Artnews. May 2005.
full article, PDF

     
Pagel, David. "Rustic rides with David Hockney."
Los Angeles Times. 11 March 2005, E34.
full article, PDF
 

Knight, Christopher. "Peering Beyong the Edge."
Los Angeles Times. 24 July 2001.
full article, PDF

     
Weschler, Lawrence. "The Looking Glass."
The New Yorker. 31 January 2000.
full article, PDF
 

Schruers, Fred. "Artist in Residence."
Los Angeles Times. October 1998.
full article, PDF

     
Isenberg, Barbara. "A True Original."
Los Angeles Times. 11 February 1996.
full article, PDF
 

Greig, Geordie. "LA goes barking mad."
Sunday London Times. 30 April 1995.
full article, PDF

     
Curtis, Cathy. "Art review."
Los Angeles Times. 15 December 1989.
full article, PDF
 

Dubin, Zan. "L.A. is Hooked on Hockney."
Los Angeles Times. 22 April 1988.
full article, PDF

     

Muchnic, Suzanne. "Art review."
Los Angeles Times. 20 December 1985.
full article, PDF

 

Weschler, Lawrence. "True to Life."
The New Yorker. 9 July 1984.
full article, PDF

     
Andrews, Colman. "The Most Popular Serious Artist in the World."
Metropolitan Home. May 1983.
full article, PDF
 

Hunter, Drohojowska. "Hockney's Neo-Cubism."
L.A. Weekly. 10-16 June 1983.
full article, PDF

     
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Art review."
Los Angeles Times. 18 June 1982.
full article, PDF
 

Wilson, William. "Art review."
Los Angeles Times. 4 December 1978.
full article, PDF

     
Publications

hockney catalogue, secret knowledge
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David Hockney
Secret Knowledge:

Rediscovering the lost techniques of the Old Masters
328 pages, 510 illustrations, 442 in color
Softcover
Secret Knowledge follows David Hockney through his tireless investigation into revealing the secrets of the Old Masters. Fulfilling his own curiosities of how these historical works were produced without the means of photographic aide, Hockney accounts through scientific and visual evidence, the methodology used by artists such as Caravaggio, Velázquez, van Eyck, Holbein and Ingres, among others.
hockney catalogue, east yorkshire landscape
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The East Yorkshire Landscape
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
9 February - 24 March 2007
Foreword by Peter Goulds and
a text by David Hockney.
74 pages. Hardback, $60
     
David Hockney
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Hand Eye Heart: Watercolors of the
East Yorkshire Landscape

L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
26 February – 2 April 2005
Foreword by Peter Goulds, essay by Lawrence Weschler
140 pages, 56 color illustrations.

 
David Hockney
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Looking at Landscape | Being in Landscape
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
15 September - 24 October 1998
Foreword by Peter Goulds, interview by
Lawrence Weschler
44 pages, 22 color illustrations.

 
David Hockney spacer Some Very Large New Paintings with Twenty-Five Dogs Upstairs and Some Drawings of Friends
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
7 April - 6 May 1995
Foreword by Peter Goulds
44 pages, 43 color illustrations. Softback, $20
 
David Hockney
spacer Some New Pictures
Co-published by L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
and The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
6 December 1989 - 6 January 1990
Foreword by Peter Goulds
48 pages, 27 color illustrations. Softback, $20
     
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Selected works placed by L.A. Louver in private and public collections
Presented by decade
 
 

1960 - 1969 >>

1970 - 1979

1980 - 1989

1990 - 1999

2000 - the present
 
available graphics

 
 
 
                                           
david hockney painting, The First Love Painting
 
david hockney painting, Adhesiveness
 
david hockney painting, The Most Beautiful Boy in the World
david hockney painting, The Most Beautiful Woman in the World
david hockney painting, Cha Cha That Was Danced
david hockney, colored pencil on paper, Via Reggio
david hockney painting, Domestic Scene, Broadchalke Wilts
david hockney painting, Shower Study
la louver
david hockney painting, Wilshire Boulevard
david hockney, colored pencil on paper, Beverly Hills Interior
david hockney painting, acrylic on canvas, Lawn Sprinkler
david hockney painting, acrylic on canvas, Lawn Sprinkler
david hockney painting, acrylic on canvas, Lawn Sprinkler
david hockney painting, acrylic on canvas, Savings and Loan Building
david hockney painting, acrylic on canvas, The Room, Tarzana

 
The First Love Painting

 
Adhesiveness


The Most Beautiful Boy in the World

 

 
The Most Beautiful Woman in the World

 

 
The Cha Cha That Was Danced in the Early Hours of 24th March, 1961

 

 
Via Reggio

 

 
Domestic Scene, Broadchalke Wilts

 

 
Shower Study

 

 
Wilshire Boulevard,
Los Angeles

 

 
Beverly Hills Interior

 

 
Lawn Sprinkler

 

 
A Lawn Sprinkler

 

 
A Lawn Being Sprinkled

 


Savings and Loan Building

 

 
The Room, Tarzana