Few can claim to receive David Hockney drawings on their iPhone, e-mailed over by the artist himself. Martin Gayford can.
The Royal Academy of Arts in London has never been host to an exhibition quite like David Hockney’s “A Bigger Picture.”
When David Hockney ’s designs for Stravinsky ’s opera “The Rake’s Progress” were first seen, Gerald Ford was president of the U.S. and Harold Wilson prime minister of Britain.
Artists are useful to society, David Hockney suggested to me last year, because they are natural intellectual rebels.
The intensely green and yellow landscapes of tree-lined roads, wheat fields and tile-roofed cottages of his native Yorkshire reveal David Hockney at the top of his game.
The main thing that’s driving the growth of the art market is the demand for a good investment for the very rich, art adviser Todd Levin said.
David Hockney was in the Boy Scouts (motto: “Be Prepared”), so he points out that in tailoring terms he was ready for the advent of the iPad.
"In 1975, it would have been unthinkable to revivesomething so old."
- David Hockney on Aug 09, 2010