Tate Introductions: David Hockney
Tate Introductions: David Hockney
  • Imprint: Tate Publishing
  • Publication Date: October 3, 2017
  • Price: $11.95
  • Trim Size: 6 58 x 8 14
  • ISBN: 1-84976-500-6
  • EAN: 9781849765008
  • Page Count: 80
  • Illustrations: 60 color illustrations
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rights: North America

This is a lively and accessible introduction to the life and work of David Hockney, one of the most popular and influential British artists of the 20th century. 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 to his drawings and photography, Yorkshire landscapes, and more, his art has examined, probed, and questioned how the perceived world of movement, space, and time can be captured in two dimensions. The book offers a concise and engaging account of Hockney’s life, his art, and the ongoing debates concerning his significance.

About the author

Helen Little is assistant curator, Modern and Contemporary British Art, at Tate.