David Hockney
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London 2009

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David Hockney 1974
  • Artist Rooms
This portrait is of the influential British artist David Hockney who played an important role in the Pop Art movement. A linear pencil drawing, the features and textures of Hockney’s hair and shirt have been reduced to abstract lines and shapes. It was almost certainly completed by the process of projecting a photograph on to a large sheet of paper, where Warhol would then draw around the areas of the image he wished to define. When the projector was switched off a unique portrait drawing would remain.

Details

  • Acc. No. AR00592
  • Medium Graphite on paper
  • Size 10.40 x 71.00 cm
  • Credit ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008