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David Hockney : A Bigger Picture -- Hardback: Barringer, Tom/ Devaney, Edith/ Drabble, Margaret/ Gayford, Martin/ Li: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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David Hockney : A Bigger Picture -- Hardback
David Hockney : A Bigger Picture -- Hardback
Publisher : Thames & Hudson Ltd
Published Date : 2012/01
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9780500093665

BookWeb Price : A$ 119.99
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Book Description
Review:
Times Literary Supplement February 3, 2012 No.5679
Table of Contents
 
President's Foreword                               18 (3)
Preface                                            21 (3)
          David Hockney
    The Road Less Travelled                        24 (14)
          Marco Livingstone
    The Spirit of Place: A Certain Road to         38 (4)
    Happiness
          Margaret Drabble
    Seeing with Memory: Hockney and the Masters    42 (14)
          Tim Barringer
    David Hockney and Claude Lorrain: The          56 (6)
    Sermon on the Mount
          Xavier F. Salomon
    David Hockney: The Technology of Art           62 (6)
          Martin Gayford
  Catalogue plates
      Earlier Landscapes                           68 (22)
      First Yorkshire Landscapes                   90 (10)
      Watercolours and First Oils from             100(34)
      Observation
      Tunnels                                      134(12)
      Woldgate Woods                               146(18)
      Hawthorn Blossom                             164(10)
      Thixendale Trees, Bigger Trees               174(16)
      Winter Timber and Totems                     190(20)
      A Bigger Message: After Claude Lorrain's     210(12)
      `Sermon on the Mount'
      The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East      222(20)
      Yorkshire in 2011 (twenty-eleven)
      More Recent Works                            242(14)
      Sketchbooks                                  256(12)
      Films Made with 9 and 18 Cameras             268(20)
      David Hockney: A Chronology                  288(8)
          Edith Devaney
Endnotes                                           296(2)
Selected Bibliography                              298(1)
List of Lenders to the Exhibition                  299(1)
Photographic Acknowledgements                      299(1)
Index                                              300
 

David Hockney (b. 1937) has always been closely associated with Pop Art and California, where he has lived for much of his life. This major study of his work, published to accompany the exhibition showing at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, redefines him as an important painter of the English countryside, presenting his recent landscapes for the first time. In an attempt to renew contemporary art, Hockney has returned to painting in the open air, observing with honesty and intensity the scenery of his childhood in East Yorkshire. Marco Livingstone explores this bold departure in the context of Hockney's sixty-year career, while other contributors address the artists place in the landscape tradition, his recent video works and their relationship to English landscape film-making, and his ongoing use of new technologies. Illustrated with paintings, iPad drawings and video stills, many of which have never been seen before, this landmark publication confirms David Hockney as one of the greatest artists of his generation.