A new biography of David Hockney traces his early life and work in England and Los Angeles up to 1975, including fascinating accounts of how some well-known paintings evolved.

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  • David Hockney, our most popular and hardworking living artist, returns to the easel
    The first volume of Christopher Simon Sykes’s biography of David Hockney ended in the summer ... for the Glyndebourne production of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress. Energy was something Hockney would need in the years ahead when the time he always ...
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  • ‘Hockney: The Biography, Volume 2, 1975-2012, A Pilgrim’s Progress’, by Christopher Simon Sykes
    How many times,” David Hockney ... Rake’s Progress, 1937-1975 (2011), Christopher Simon Sykes delivered an appropriately intimate, gossipy account. The second volume, A Pilgrim’s Progress, opens in summer 1975 on Fire Island, the gay resort, which Ho ...
    09/5/2014 - 12:16 pm | View Link
  • Life and Art in Steinberg, Hockney, and Wojnarowicz
    For biographers, who give a person’s life a second life by putting it between covers, the ever-diminishing shelf life of books has to have ... or imaginative life. Christopher Simon Sykes, in David Hockney: A Rake’s Progress, his fluidly and ...
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  • 21 LGBT Biographies or Memoirs You Should Read Now
    (Amazon.com) David Hockney: The Biography by Christopher Simon Sykes (Nan A. Talese ... and includes color reprints of many of his most famous works (including The Rake’s Progress and his internationally recognized paintings of Los Angeles pools ...
    08/13/2012 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • The art of words: Books about hankies, Hockney kick imagination into high gear
    Topical and timely "David Hockney: A Rake's Progress, 1937 to 1975" is the first in a planned ... love the details and the anecdotes that fill the 328-page book. Author Christopher Simon Sykes ("Clapton") paints a fascinating portrait using interviews ...
    06/1/2012 - 10:02 am | View Link
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    Further, if you are looking for important and current books about William Hogarth, his art and times; for names of experts who have extensively written on Hogarth ...
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  • David Hockney
    David Hockney, OM CH RA (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. He lives in Bridlington, East Riding of ...
    04/30/2016 - 8:58 am | View Website
  • David Hockney
    David Hockney; Información personal; Nacimiento: 9 de julio de 1937 Bradford, Reino Unido: Nacionalidad: Británica: Educación; Alma máter: Universidad Real de Arte
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