Hockney Drawing Retrospective by Ulrich Luckhardt

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Published to coincide with the first major retrospective of David Hockney's drawings in 15 years, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, this volume brings together for the first time an exciting selection of the works on paper and in sketchbooks of perhaps the world's most widely celebrated contemporary artist. A chronology and select bibliography accompany the 145 color and 70 black-and-white illustrations.
 

About Ulrich Luckhardt

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Luckhardt is Curator of 20th century painting at the Hamburg Kunsthalle. Melia is Senior Lecturer in the History of Art at Staffordshire University.
 
Published March 1, 1996 by Chronicle Books. 264 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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British-born artist David Hockney has lived in L.A. since the 1970s. His luxuriant drawings of California, with their Mediterranean-like idyll of blue skies, palm trees and swimming pools, speak of al

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In this catalogue of a retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Hockney's diverse crayon, charcoal-and-ink drawings and watercolors include ruthlessly honest self-portraits, serene still lifes, nudes, street scenes, penetrating portraits and startlingly original vistas based on his ...

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