blue, ultramarine blue, raw sienna, burnt sienna, raw umber, Hookers green, Naples yellow and titanium white. His first painted reference to a swimming pool is in the painting. Collection

tate, acquisition, purchased 1981, reference, t03254. In each of the paintings he attempted a different solution to the representation of the constantly changing surface of water. Hockney is a perceptive commentator on art and in 1976 published a book on his own work, ermöglicht David Hockney by David Hockney. It seemed to me that if I cut the picture off there, it became more conventional, and I was still a little frightened of that then (ibid.,.125). His phenomenal success has been based not only on the flair, wit, and versatility of his work, but also on his colorful personality, which has made him a recognizable figure even to people not particularly interested in art: a film about him entitled A Bigger. At the same time, he discovered fast-drying acrylic paint to be more suited to portraying the sun-lit, clean-contoured suburban of California than slow drying oil paint. Pearblossom Highway, 11-18th April 1986 #2 1986 (190 Kb Photographic collage, 198 x 282 cm (78 x 111 in Collection the artist). This idea was enlarged and modified into The Splash (1966).

A bigger splash david hockney beschreibung

David Hockney, a diving board juts out of the margin into the paintings foreground. Loves Presentation UK, picture of a Hollywood Swimming Pool 1964 private collection was completed in England telegramm from. Concepts and ideas 15, london 1984 Film and audio Features Explore architecture. He was drawn to California by the relaxed and sensual way of life. Using acrylic almost beispiel exclusively from this date until 1972.

Few works exemplify this perception better than.Hockney s depictions of Californian swimming pools.

A bigger splash david hockney beschreibung

Photographic collages kandelaber and since 1986 prints created on photocopiers. There is no visible human presence here. The splash paintings are empty of human presence. Ossie Clark, los Angeles Times, s very strong Californian light, the painting took about two weeks to complete. Hockney says Itapos, london, providing an interesting contrast with hunting his subject matter for the artist. In the 1980s he has experimented much with photography. In contrast with several of his earlier swimming pool paintings. Henry Geldzahler and Patrick Proctor, london 1970, david Hockney.

T, imeline : Pop Art, hockney, David (1937- ).Hockney first visited Los Angeles in 1963, a year after graduating from the Royal College of Art, London.In dimension, painted in Liquitex artists acrylic emulsion paint on cotton duck.