About Artist David Hockney
David Hockney was born in Bradford, England in 1937. He was the fourth of five children and his parents, Kenneth and Laura Hockney, were devout Methodists. As a child, Hockney was encouraged to explore art and he was soon producing illustrations for his school magazine. In 1954, Hockney won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art in London. During his time there, he explored various kinds of art, including painting, photography, and printmaking. He also became interested in the pop art movement and developed a style of painting which blended traditional and modern elements. After graduating in 1962, Hockney moved to Los Angeles and began painting the Californian landscapes he was exposed to. He was soon producing artwork that blended a traditional approach with a modern sensibility. His artworks were greatly appreciated in the US and he became one of the most famous British painters of his generation. In the early 1970s, Hockney began to experiment with photography, using Polaroid images to create photomontages. He also began using photocopies to create collages. His work was widely appreciated and he was awarded the Order of Merit in 1990. Hockney has continued to be a prolific painter throughout his career and he continues to explore new ideas and techniques. He has also experimented with digital media, producing artwork that combines traditional painting with digital technology. In addition to his artworks, Hockney has written several books on the subject of art and has been the subject of numerous exhibitions. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
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