A prolific creator and beacon of postmodernism, David Hockney is one of the most popular and influential British artists of the last 100 years. From iconic images of Los Angeles swimming pools and abstract autobiographical sketches around sexual identity, to brightly coloured East Yorkshire landscapes, he has questioned the nature of picture making with wit and originality. Now approaching 80 years of age, he continues to experiment, embracing new technologies with extraordinary energy and curiosity.

Tate Britain’s new major exhibition of Hockney’s work spans six decades – the most comprehensive ...


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