Weekly Gallery Chat – David Hockney

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David Hockney’s spacious sunlit clear tableaus always left a question mark in the viewers mind…who lived there…where were they …what had just happened in those pool filled  landscapes?

 

 

 

 

He  easily captures the heat filled California afternoon, still there is something else that lingers waiting,

 

A series of ethereally common experiences of life, a slice of quiet knowing cloudscape that portends death and life simultaneously,

 

 

Summers just a breath away…

 

(where or where is that itsy, bitsy, tinnie, winnie, yellow  polka dot bikini , of mine???)

 

Happy Friday!

 

 

 

Check out his photography as well!

 

FROM WIKIPEDIA BELOW,

David Hockney
We Two Boys Together Clinging (1961)
Born 9 July 1937 (1937-07-09) (age 72)
Bradford, England
Nationality English
Field Painting, Set design, Photography
Movement Pop art

David Hockney, CH, RA, (born 9 July, 1937) is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer, who is based in Bridlington, Yorkshire, although he also maintains a base in London. An important contributor to the Pop art movement of the 1960s, he is considered one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century.[1

 

 

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