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David Hockney : the biography

Author: Christopher Simon Sykes; David Hockney
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, [2011-2014]. ©2011 ©2014
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: David Hockney; David Hockney; David Hockney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Simon Sykes; David Hockney
ISBN: 9780385531443 0385531443 9780385535908 0385535902
OCLC Number: 745979766
Notes: Originally published: Hockney : the biography. London : Century, the Random House Group, 2011.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: [1]. 1937-1975 : a rake's progress. My parents --
Self-portrait --
Doll boy --
"We two boys clinging together" --
Man in a museum --
A Hollywood collection --
In the dull village --
A bigger splash --
Peter 1969 --
Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy --
Portrait of the artist --
Contrejour in the French style --
The rake's progress. [2]. 1975-2012 : a pilgrims progress. My parents and myself --
The blue guitar --
Paper pools --
Santa Monica Blvd. --
Mulholland Drive --
Parade --
Drawing with a camera --
Hockney paints the stage --
A walk around the hotel courtyard, Acatlan --
Pearblossom Hwy. --
The road to Malibu --
Tennis --
Very new paintings --Garrowby Hill --
Secret knowledge --
George and Mary Christie --
The arrival of spring in Woldgate.
Other Titles: Hockney
Responsibility: Christopher Simon Sykes.

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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.

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