As he approaches his 80th birthday, Hockney continues to change his style and ways of working, embracing new technologies as he goes. From his portraits and images of los angeles swimming pools, his art has examined, probed and questioned how the perceived world of movement, Yorkshire landscapes and most recent paintings, through to his drawings and photography, space and time can be captured in two dimensions.
Hockney PicturesThames & Hudson #ad - Including more than 300 illustrations, hockney’s pictures shows the evolution and diversity of Hockney’s paintings, and photography, accompanied by quotes from the artist that illuminate the passionate thinking behind the work, watercolors, drawings, prints, confirming and reinforcing his position as one of the world’s most popular living artists.
Hockney Pictures #ad - A classic, charting fifty years of the creative evolution of one of the most popular andbinfluential artists of modern timesA stunning, lively volume charting almost fifty years of an extraordinary artist’s creativity across a range of media, Hockney’s Pictures is the definitive retrospective of one of the most popular artists of the twentieth century.
The pieces are selected and organized thematically by David Hockney himself, tracking his lifelong experiments in ways of looking and depicting. 325 illustrations, 277 in color Thames Hudson.
Pop Art Basic Art Series 2.0TASCHEN #ad - Thames Hudson. Peaking in the 1960s, consumer culture, the role of the artist, Pop Art began as a revolt against mainstream approaches to art and culture and evolved into a wholesale interrogation of modern society, and of what constituted an artwork. Focusing on issues of materialism, pop art drew on mass-market sources, and media, celebrity, from Hollywood's most famous faces to the packaging of consumer products, from advertising imagery to comic books, the latter epitomized by Andy Warhol's Campbell's soup cans.
As well as challenging the establishment with the elevation of such popular, banal, and kitschy images, Pop Art also deployed methods of mass-production, reducing the role of the individual artist with mechanized techniques such as screen printing. With featured artists including andy warhol, jasper johns, Allen Jones, and Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Indiana, Ed Ruscha, Robert Rauschenberg, this book introduces the full reach and influence of a defining modernist movement.
David Hockney Modern Masters Series, Vol. 17Abbeville Press #ad - Each handsomely designed volume presents a thorough survey of the artist's life and work, an illustrated chapter on technique, an annotated bibliography, a chronology, as well as statements by the artist, lists of exhibitions and public collections, and an index. 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.
His engaging personality, his quirky but always enlightening ideas about art, and his inexhaustible inventiveness both of imagery and of techniques ranging from oil painting to photography to faxes are captured by Peter Clothier with clear-eyed intelligence and grace in this concise but comprehensive overview.
David Hockney Modern Masters Series, Vol. 17 #ad - At the same time, home, much of his work has been devoted to the things most dear to him-friends, family, and studio. Invention, " he once commented, the driving force behind Hockney's art, is in good part play: "If art isn't playful, "it's nothing. This illuminating, color-rich volume conveys with vivid clarity Hockney's serious delight in making art that gives pleasure to both its creator and its audience.
The authors are highly respected art historians and critics chosen for their ability to think clearly and write well. Thames Hudson. Every art lover, from the casual museumgoer to the serious student, or curator, critic, teacher, will be eager to collect these Modern Masters.
David HockneyTate Publishing #ad - Working in a wide range of media with wit and intelligence, probed, his art has examined, space, and questioned how the perceived world of movement, and time can be captured in two dimensions. Showcasing more than 200 works in all media from across the six decades of Hockney’s remarkable career, this book will delight existing fans of the artist while giving new audiences the fullest possible introduction to his life and work.
David Hockney #ad - The book is the catalogue for the acclaimed exhibition that originated at Tate Britain in February 2017 and traveled to the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. David Hockney b. Thames Hudson. From abstract expressionism to naturalism to his play with illusion and imagination, Hockney’s preoccupation with looking, and self-reflexivity, perception, parody, and representation can be traced throughout.
Tate publishing. 1937 has been delighting and challenging art lovers for almost 60 years. This stunning monograph and the retrospective exhibition it accompanied explore Hockney’s entire career, allowing an overview of his constantly evolving style and exploring his return to favored themes.
David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-lifeRoyal Academy Publications #ad - This vivid series of portraits, executed in bold acrylics, observant and full of life, marks Hockney’s vibrant return to Technicolor form. Reproduced in stunning colorplates the paintings are shown alongside revealing images of the works in various stages of development, which provide an exciting insight into Hockney’s painterly process.
David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life #ad - Also included are a number of fellow artists, and gallerists, curators, including John Baldessari and Larry Gagosian. Thames hudson. In 2012, hockney returned to California, where he had lived and worked for long periods. Tate publishing. Following his sweeping exploration of landscape in 2012 at the royal academy of Arts, this new volume looks exclusively at a new series of portraits that David Hockney, London, one of the most famous artists in the world, published in the phenomenally successful David Hockney: A Bigger Picture, has been painting recently.
Thames Hudson. There followed a series of painted portraits, friends, the subjects of which ranged from studio assistants and office staff to family, and long-term acquaintances. The book is introduced with two important new texts.
GiacomettiGuggenheim Museum Publications #ad - In 1948, he was given a solo show at the Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Guggenheim Museum, New York. From 1942, giacometti lived in Geneva, where he associated with the publisher Albert Skira. Thames hudson. By 1930 he was a participant in the surrealist circle, up until 1934―also the year that he first exhibited in the US, at the legendary Julien Levy Gallery in New York.
Of particular focus is giacometti’s studio practice, which is examined through rarely seen plaster sculptures that highlight the artist’s working process, in addition to historical photographs documenting his relationship with the Solomon R. He received the sculpture Prize at the 1961 Carnegie International in Pittsburgh.
Giacometti #ad - Published on the occasion of giacometti’s first major museum presentation in the US in over a decade, the volume brings together nearly 200 sculptures, paintings and drawings to trace the artist’s wide-ranging and hugely innovative engagement with the human form across various mediums. While giacometti may be best known for his distinct figurative sculptures that emerged after World War II, including a series of elongated standing women, striding men and expressive busts, this volume devotes equal attention to the artist’s early and midcareer development.
Giacometti died in 1966. Thames Hudson. In 1965, the museum of modern art, london, and the Stedelijk Museum, retrospective exhibitions were organized by the Tate Gallery, New York, Amsterdam. A fresh appraisal of giacometti's output, from painting to sculptureThis comprehensive survey of the work of the Swiss-born modern master Alberto Giacometti offers a fresh and incisive account of his creative output.
Pop ArtTASCHEN #ad - From lichtenstein’s comic-book aesthetics to Warhol’s images of Marilyn, it explores how a movement that interrogated the icons of its time came to produce icons of its own. Thames Hudson. Like a hall of mirrors, whereby images, substitutes, the resulting works came to interrogate both the ideas and desires of contemporary culture, and its state of simulacra, and representations come to define the experience of “reality.
In this book, sources, tilman Osterwold explores the styles, and stars of the Pop Art phenomenon. Less a distinct style than the concrete expression of being in a particular era, consumer culture, Pop art began as a revolt against mainstream approaches to art and culture and evolved into a wholesale interrogation of modern society, and the role of the artist and artwork.
Pop Art #ad - The movement’s primary provocation was to defy ideas of the artistic canon or “originality” by integrating mass market imagery into their works. Whether advertising slogans, and roy lichtenstein knowingly reproduced mundane, famed Hollywood faces, comic-strip-style characters, or the packaging of consumer products, the likes of Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, everyday images from popular culture.
At the same time, pop art reduced the role of the individual and challenged the notion of originality by deploying mass production techniques such as screen printing. Tate publishing. Taschen. Thames hudson.