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DAVID HOCKNEY Biography, History and Paintings
DAVID HOCKNEY
(1937-) Hockney works mainly in the USA, but is most definitely the best known and critically acclaimed British artists of his generation.

His colourful personality complements his versatile and original work, which is often quite comical and jovial.

His portraits and landscapes are usually depicting people and places he knows very well, and his art is frequently autobiographical.

He has enjoyed a love affair with Los Angeles, and the shocking pinks and turquoise blues in his swimming pool paintings are used to create images showing the ‘good-life’ vibe of the city.

Hockney is well known for being a homosexual; he is also a highly regarded graphic artist, set designer, and essayist.


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