Meet the Artist: David Hockney
- Publication Date: October 31, 2017
- Imprint: Tate Publishing
- Trim Size: 11 x 9 3⁄4
- ISBN: 9781849764469
- Page Count: 32
- Illustrations: Full color illustrations throughout
- Rights: North America, Latin America, Caribbean
With bold, colorful, and playful illustrations by Rose Blake, Meet the Artist: David Hockney is packed with inspiring activities for budding artists. Bursting with fun things to do, this clever book introduces children to the internationally renowned artist in a fun and engaging way. A brief introduction to the artist’s life is followed by a series of drawing-based activities that explore prominent themes and ideas in his work. Featuring beautiful reproductions of key Hockney paintings and drawings, the book encourages children to use art as an avenue for exploring ideas and expressing their own experiences through art making.
About the author
Born in London, Rose Blake studied at Kingston University, London, and the Royal College of Art. Her bold, playful work is inspired by music, the art world, and the relationship between things. She has worked for clients including bbc.co.uk and Converse. The daughter of artist Peter Blake, she is also a member of the This Is It collective, and runs the website studiomusic.fm.