David Hockney. A Chronology. 40th Edition. by Hans Werner Holzwarth
This special edition is an unprecedented year by year journey through the life and work of David Hockney. From the London of the Swinging Sixties, via Californian swimming pools, to the expansive landscapes of his native Yorkshire, the book’s juxtaposition of artworks and biographical text makes us discover how Hockney undertakes his artistic research and where he finds inspiration for his multifaceted work.
Hockney’s life and work is presented year by year as a dialogue between his works and voices from the time period, alongside reviews and reflections by the artist in a chronological text, supplemented by portrait photographs and exhibition views. Together they open up new perspectives, page after page, revealing how Hockney undertakes his artistic research, how his painting develops, and where he finds inspiration for his multifaceted work.
Hardcover, 6.1 x 8.5 in., 3.23 lb, 512 pages