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Hockney, David

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Secret knowledge : rediscovering the lost techniques of the old masters by David Hockney( Book )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 2,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents detailed theories on how some of art's most famous masterpieces, including works by da Vinci, Caravaggio, Velázquez, and Van Eyck, were actually created, and discusses the reaction to the author's speculations
Tim's Vermeer by Teller( Visual )

39 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: how did seventeenth-century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically, 150 years before the invention of photography? Spanning 10 years, his adventure takes him to Delft, Holland, where Vermeer painted his masterpieces, to the north coast of Yorkshire to meet artist David Hockney, and even to Buckingham Palace to see a Vermeer masterpiece in the collection of the Queen
David Hockney : the biography by Christopher Simon Sykes( Book )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authorized account of the life and work of the influential British artist covers his education at the Royal College of Art, the role of the 1960s in shaping his vision, and his relationship with Peter Schlesinger during the turbulent emergence of gay rights
China diary by Stephen Spender( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of pictures : from the cave to the computer screen by David Hockney( Book )

36 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of pictures has a history going back perhaps 100,000 years to an African shell used as a paint palette. Two-thirds of it is irrevocably lost, since the earliest images known to us are from about 40,000 years ago. But what a 40,000 years, explored here by David Hockney and Martin Gayford in a brilliantly original book. They privilege no medium, or period, or style, but instead, in 16 chapters, discuss how and why pictures have been made, and insistently link 'art' to human skills and human needs. Each chapter addresses an important question: What happens when we try to express reality in two dimensions? Why is the 'Mona Lisa' beautiful and why are shadows so rarely found in Chinese, Japanese and Persian painting? Why are optical projections always going to be more beautiful than HD television can ever be? How have the makers of images depicted movement? What makes marks on a flat surface interesting? Energized by two lifetimes of looking at pictures, combined with a great artist's 70-year experience of experimentation as he makes them, this profoundly moving and enlightening volume will be the art book of the decade
A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings by David Hockney( Book )

27 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A History of Pictures takes young readers on an adventure through art history. From cave paintings to video games, this book shows how and why pictures have been made, linking art to the human experience. Hockney and Gayford explain each piece of art in the book, helping young minds to grasp difficult concepts. The book tracks the many twists and turns toward artistic invention, allowing readers to fully appreciate how and why art has changed and includes an illustrated timeline of inventions. All new illustrations by Rose Blake add a personal perspective on a wide variety of images. A History of Pictures will inspire creative minds and help them to understand the legacy of the pictures we see today. The book also includes a bibliography and index
Unlucky strike : private health and the science, law and politics of smoking by J. E. R Staddon( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smoking has been controversial ever since tobacco came to Europe in the sixteenth century. Fifty years ago, almost everyone smoked. Fifty years before that, smokers were in the doghouse - cigarettes were illegal in several U.S. states early in the twentieth century. Smoking has always been a ready source of revenue. It has also been a source of health problems, real and imagined. The mixture of pleasure, money and health risk means that smoking is rarely treated fairly by politicians, health professionals or the public."--Page 4 of cover
Hockney paints the stage by Martin Friedman( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCOTT (copy 2) The Hédi Bouraoui Collection in Maghrebian and Franco-Ontario Literatures is the gift of University Professor Emeritus Hédi Bouraoui
Brandt : the photography of Bill Brandt by Bill Brandt( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over three hundred fifty of Brandt's photographs are assembled in this comprehensive look at some of his most famous pictures
David Hockney by Peter Clothier( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a contemporary artist of serious aesthetic purpose, David Hockney enjoys immense public visibility. His personality, ideas about art, and inventiveness both of imagery and of techniques ranging from oil painting to photography to faxes are captured by Peter Clothier in this concise but comprehensive overview. From his theatrical early canvases to his more recent photographic collages and operatic set designs, Hockney has tackled the challenge of space on a grand scale. At the same time, much of his work has been devoted to the things most dear to him - friends, family, home, and studio. Invention, the driving force behind Hockney's art, is in good part play. This color-rich volume conveys Hockney's serious delight in making art that gives pleasure to both its creator and its audience
The rake's progress : a fable by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

37 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the rise and decline of Tom Rakewell after he inherits an unexpected legacy
David Hockney by Marco Livingstone( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between art and life has been of overriding importance in the work of David Hockney, who has perhaps enjoyed greater popularity than any other British artist this century. Here Marco Livingstone traces those connections from the beginning of the artist's career in the early 1960s through to the more recent works that have contributed to Hockney's international reputation. These include his photocollages and highly acclaimed stage designs for the opera, not to mention his embrace of technology - namely the fax drawings and color laser prints - which show the continuing preoccupation with invention and artifice that has made the artist's work at once popular and enduring
David Hockney : a drawing retrospective by Ulrich Luckhardt( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David Hockney is perhaps the most widely celebrated artist of recent decades, producing work in almost every medium - painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking - as well as designing critically acclaimed sets for the stage. David Hockney: A Drawing Retrospective brings together for the first time an exciting selection of Hockney's work on paper and in sketchbooks, presenting many drawings that have never been reproduced before - including several from the artist's personal collection. Spanning his entire career, from 1954 to the present, these images show how drawing lies at the very heart of Hockney's work, a fundamental aspect of his graphic approach to every medium. Among the pieces reproduced here are portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and images of California and the other places Hockney has visited, together with subjects that reveal more personal aspects of the artist's life." "Authoritative essays by Ulrich Luckhardt and Paul Melia, curators of the first major retrospective of Hockney's drawings in fifteen years, examine the artist's skills as a draftsman, presenting a chronological view of his evolving style and technique, and placing the drawings in the context of his work as a whole. Biographical notes and a select bibliography are also included, making David Hockney: A Drawing Retrospective an invaluable source of reference as well as a beguiling and dazzling compendium of drawings by one of the most important artists of the twentieth century."--Jacket
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man is enlisted to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter from a sorcerer
True to life : twenty-five years of conversations with David Hockney by Lawrence Weschler( Book )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lawrence Weschler's portrait of David Hockney is intimate, playful, and intellectually provocative. Beginning with an essay on Hockney's complex and ravishing photo collages, Weschler chronicles the artist's protean production and speculations: his scenic designs for opera, his homemade xerographic prints, his exploration of physics and its relation to Chinese landscape painting, his gripping investigations of the possibility that the old masters deployed optical devices - cameras - in their painting, his taking up of watercolor, and then, in what may be his most sumptuously productive phase yet, his spectacular return to oil painting, about 2004, with a series of vivid landscapes of the East Yorkshire countryside of his youth. These conversations provide an astonishing record of what has been Hockney's grand endeavor, nothing less than an extended exploration of "the structure of seeing" itself."--Jacket
A day on the Grand Canal with the Emperor of China, or, Surface is illusion but so is depth by Philip Haas( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Philip Haas (Angels and Insects and Up at the Villa), and artist David Hockney invite you to join them on a magical journey through China via a marvelous 72-foot long 17th-century Chinese scroll entitled The Kangxi Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour (1691-1698), scroll seven. As Hockney unrolls the beautiful and minutely detailed work of art, he traces the Emperor Kangxi's second tour of his southern empire in 1689. Painted by Wang Hui (1632-1717) and assistants, it was executed before Western perspective was introduced into Chinese art. Hockney contrasts the more fluid spatial depictions of this scroll with a later scroll painted by Xu Yang and assistants, The Qianlong Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour (1764-1770), scroll four. It illustrates the same tour, but now taken by the Qianlong emperor, grandson of the Kangxi emperor. Influenced by Western perspective, the Qianlong scroll presents the emperor in a single tableau, whereas the Kangxi scroll depicts a continuous travel narrative filled with details of daily life in the towns and countryside along the route. Reference is also made to the use of perspective in Capriccio: Plaza San Marco Looking South and West (1763) by Italian painter Canaletto (1697-1768). Hockney's charming and fascinating narration helps bring the bustling streets and waterfronts of three hundred years ago to life. Hockney spins a dazzling discourse on eastern and western perceptive and their relationship to his own artistic vision. His trip through one of China's most magnificent artworks is a joyous adventure for all!
Hockney's people by Marco Livingstone( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hockney : etchings and lithographs by Marco Livingstone( Book )

13 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, Cecil by Lisa Immordino Vreeland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. Also a respected photographer, artist and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing on award winning films such as "Gigi" (1958) and "My Fair Lady" (1964). The film features archive footage and interviews with a number of models, artists and filmmakers who worked closely with Beaton during his illustrious career
Lucian Freud drawings by Lucian Freud( Book )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This beautifully illustrated book features fifty of Lucian Freud's portraits and figure paintings, offering an excellent introduction to the work of one of the most innovative figurative artists of the 20th century. Arranged chronologically and ranging over seven decades, from the early 1940s to Freud's death in July of 2011, the book features Freud's portraits of subjects including Kitty Garman and Lady Caroline Blackwood, both of whom were married to the artist; his mother, Lucie Freud; friends and colleagues Martin Gayford and David Hockney; and more formal portraits of subjects including Andrew Parker Bowles and Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza."--
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Secret knowledge : rediscovering the lost techniques of the old masters
David Hockney : the biographyChina diaryBrandt : the photography of Bill BrandtDavid HockneyDavid HockneyTrue to life : twenty-five years of conversations with David HockneyHockney's people
Alternative Names
David Hockney

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David Hockney artista britànic

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David Hockney artista portugues

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David Hockney British artist

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David Hockney pittore, disegnatore e incisore britannico

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Devid Hokni

Hockney, D. 1937-

Hockney David

Hockney, David, 1937-

Hoknijs, Deivids, 1937-

Hoknis Deividas

Девід Гокні

Дейвид Хокни английски художник

Дэвид Хокни

Хокни, Дэвид

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דייוויד הוקני

דייוויד הוקני אמן בריטי

הוקני, דוד.

הוקני, דייוויד

ديفيد هوكنى

ديفيد هوكني

ديفيد هوكني فنان بريطاني

دیوید هاکنی عکاس و نقاش بریتانیایی

데이비드 호크니 영국의 미술가

호크니, 데이비드 1937-


ホックニー, デイヴィッド

ホックニー, デヴィッド


大卫·霍克尼 英国艺术家