from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hockney, David Born 1937. British painter, printmaker, photographer, and stage designer who emerged as a leader of the pop art movement of the 1960s. His often autobiographical paintings are characterized by flat, simple forms and an open sense of space and light.


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  • I left the exhibit feeling I had seen more into the person Hockney is than any of his sitters - an irony for an artist who has done relatively few self-portraits.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • It is a mistake to just label Hockney a pop artist as he is interested in different mediums, and in light and shade.

    The Daily Sentinel: News

  • It means that important works not on display, such as Hockney's We Two Boys Together Clinging, Sarah Lucas's Self Portrait with Fried Eggs, Anish Kapoor's White Sand, Red Millet, Many Flowers, and Bacon's Head VI, will be permanently accessible to the public through the collection's online library.

    Online gallery will open forgotten art to public view

  • Jarvis is the first Labour MP for the seat since 1938 not to have been born in Yorkshire or have links with coal mining - even the Tories' James Hockney beat him on that with a grandfather who worked down the pit.

    Humiliated Lib Dems come sixth in Barnsley Central byelection

  • Hockney was credited with sticking to his guns in Barnsley, where he fought the neighbouring East constituency in May and achieved the biggests swing to the party in Yorkshire.

    Humiliated Lib Dems come sixth in Barnsley Central byelection

  • Krisanne Johnson for The Wall Street Journal The home features works from Mr. McCoy's private collection, including artwork by Pablo Picasso, a self-portrait commissioned by David Hockney and a painting by Henri Matisse that was given to Ms. McCoy as a birthday present from her husband.

    Danish-Inspired Loft

  • Alongside work by the likes of David Shrigley, James Welling, Keith Arnatt and David Hockney, it makes for a tantalising taster of the museum's big postmodernism show coming in September.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • After all, the sun is always shining, the swimming pools are always that perfect shade of Hockney blue, and even simps with $500 haircuts manage to rake in cash hand-over-fist.

    Bravo's 'Million Dollar Listing' -- Guilty pleasure alert! |

  • The artist took Polaroids of Smith, Wagstaff, famous acquaintances such as David Hockney and Marianne Faithfull, still lifes and nudes.

    “Mapplethorpe: Polaroids” | clusterflock

  • Copenhagen Art "David Hockney: 'Me Draw on iPad'" showcases 40 works displayed on iPads and iPods, created by the English artist on the digital devices, and will include new works emailed in during the show.

    What's on around Europe


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