David Hockney major retrospective planned

Need to Know:

The Tate Britain has just announced it will mount the most extensive retrospective in 30 years on David Hockney’s work in 2017, the year of the artist’s 80th birthday.

(Above: “PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST 1972 ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES/JENNI CARTER)

"MODEL WITH UNFINSHISHED SELF-PORTRAIT" 1977 OIL ON CANVAS 60 X 60" © DAVID HOCKNEY

“MODEL WITH UNFINISHED SELF-PORTRAIT” 1977

The overview of six decades of Hockney’s work will celebrate his achievements in painting, drawing, print, photography and video.

David Hockney at the London opening of his latest collection of new work. Annely Juda Fine Art  2015

See a post on Hockney’s iPhone photos here and a post on his acclaimed Spanish exhibition in 2012, here.

More on Hockney on the Tate website, here.

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