David Hockney: Current

Thames & Hudson #ad - He has worked consistently in the genres of portraiture, landscape, and still life, often with bright colors recalling the Pop movement, but he has continually embraced new materials and technologies throughout his celebrated career. David hockney: current accompanies an exhibition at the national Gallery of Victoria in Australia that will include his extraordinary large-scale iPad digital drawings and Cubist multi-viewpoint video works―bodies of work that have seen Hockney bring the same focus he is renowned for in his portraiture to the landscape.

Born in 1937, oil painting, he has dedicated his life to drawing, set design, printmaking, and photo collage. A major illustrated volume providing new insight into renowned artist David Hockney’s oeuvre and illuminating works created over the past ten yearsDavid Hockney is recognized as one of the most influential British artists of the past century.

David Hockney: Current #ad - Eighty-one acrylic portraits are also presented along with recent experiments in perspective in the media of painting, photography, and digital compositing. 2036 color illustrations. More recently, he has extended his practice into watercolor, multi-camera video installation, charcoal, and digital drawing that embraces touchscreen technology.

Hockney rose to prominence as an artist in the 1960s when he began honing his naturalistic painting style.


Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Metropolitan Museum of Art #ad - Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. A comprehensive and breathtakingly illustrated presentation of the genius of Michelangelo by the world’s leading expert on the artist The Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti 1475–1564 was especially celebrated for his disegno, a term that embraces both drawing and conceptual design.

Featuring more than 200 drawings as well as paintings, this authoritative examines Michelangelo as “the divine draftsman and designer” whose work, sculpture, according to Giorgio Vasari, and architectural plans and views, embodied the unity of the arts. Carmen C. Bambach delivers a thorough and engaging narrative of the artist’s long career, beginning with his training under Ghirlandaio and Bertoldo and ending with his 17-year appointment as chief architect of St.

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer #ad - . Catalog, metropolitan Museum of Art, Art, Michelangelo. In each thematic chapter, many for the first time, related drawings and other works are illustrated and discussed together, to provide new insights into Michelangelo’s creative process. In addition to St. Peter’s, other featured projects include the Sistine Chapel ceiling, the Tomb of Pope Julius II, and the architecture of the Campidoglio in Rome.

Michelangelo’s theories of art are also explored, and new consideration is given to his personal life and affections and their effect on his creative output. Magnificent in every way, this book will be the foremost publication about this remarkable artist for many years.


David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life

Royal Academy Publications #ad - The book is introduced with two important new texts. This vivid series of portraits, observant and full of life, executed in bold acrylics, marks Hockney’s vibrant return to Technicolor form. In 2012, hockney returned to California, where he had lived and worked for long periods. Catalog, metropolitan Museum of Art, Art, Michelangelo.

Thames hudson. Following his sweeping exploration of landscape in 2012 at the royal academy of Arts, this new volume looks exclusively at a new series of portraits that David Hockney, one of the most famous artists in the world, published in the phe­nomenally successful David Hockney: A Bigger Picture, London, has been painting recently.

David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life #ad - Also included are a number of fellow artists, curators, and gallerists, including John Baldessari and Larry Gagosian. There followed a series of painted portraits, the subjects of which ranged from studio assistants and office staff to family, friends, and long-term acquaintances. Reproduced in stunning colorplates the paintings are shown alongside revealing images of the works in various stages of development, which provide an exciting insight into Hockney’s painterly process.