Accompanying one of the most anticipated exhibitions of the past few years, this catalogue captures the grand scale and vibrant color of Hockney’s work of the twenty-first century. In the past decade, david hockney has focused his attention on both landscapes and portraits, having returned to England after years on the California coast, all the while maintaining his fascination with digital technology.
David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition #ad - . The resulting work is a fanfare of color and light, ranging in dimension from billboard- to letter-size, and is the basis for a thrilling new exhibition that promises to become one of the most popular in recent memory. It also includes multiple-image galleries spread over gatefolds of some of his iPad drawings and self-portraits, plus film stills from the artist’s “Cubist” movies.
Hockney PicturesThames & Hudson #ad - Including more than 300 illustrations, drawings, watercolors, prints, and photography, accompanied by quotes from the artist that illuminate the passionate thinking behind the work, Hockney’s Pictures shows the evolution and diversity of Hockney’s paintings, confirming and reinforcing his position as one of the world’s most popular living artists.
Hockney Pictures #ad - 325 illustrations, 277 in color Thames Hudson. A classic, lively volume charting almost fifty years of an extraordinary artist’s creativity across a range of media, charting fifty years of the creative evolution of one of the most popular andbinfluential artists of modern timesA stunning, Hockney’s Pictures is the definitive retrospective of one of the most popular artists of the twentieth century.
The pieces are selected and organized thematically by David Hockney himself, tracking his lifelong experiments in ways of looking and depicting.
David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-lifeRoyal Academy Publications #ad - Thames Hudson. 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. In 2012, hockney returned to California, where he had lived and worked for long periods.
Thames hudson. Also included are a number of fellow artists, and gallerists, curators, including John Baldessari and Larry Gagosian. The book is introduced with two important new texts. 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, London, published in the phenomenally successful David Hockney: A Bigger Picture, has been painting recently.
David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life #ad - This vivid series of portraits, observant and full of life, executed in bold acrylics, marks Hockney’s vibrant return to Technicolor form. 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.
David Hockney: A Yorkshire SketchbookRoyal Academy Publications #ad - In recent years renowned artist David Hockney has returned to England to paint the landscape of his childhood in East Yorkshire. Thames hudson. For those who know the east yorkshire Wolds, the location of the sketches is unmistakable; for those who don't, its features will come to life in these pages. Thames Hudson.
Royal Academy of Arts. Although his passionate interest in new technologies has led him to develop a virtuosic drawing technique on the iPad, he has also traveled outdoors with a traditional sketchbook, an invaluable tool as he works quickly to capture the changing light and fleeting effects of the weather.
David Hockney: A Yorkshire Sketchbook #ad - Executed in watercolor and ink, these panoramic scenes have the spatial complexity of finished paintings--the broad sweep of sky or road, the patchwork tapestry of land--yet convey the immediacy of Hockney's impressions.
David HockneyTate Publishing #ad - David Hockney b. This stunning monograph and the retrospective exhibition it accompanied explore Hockney’s entire career, allowing an overview of his constantly evolving style and exploring his return to favored themes. Thames hudson. Royal Academy of Arts. 1937 has been delighting and challenging art lovers for almost 60 years.
Tate publishing. Showcasing more than 200 works in all media from across the six decades of Hockney’s remarkable career, this book will delight existing fans of the artist while giving new audiences the fullest possible introduction to his life and work. The book is the catalogue for the acclaimed exhibition that originated at Tate Britain in February 2017 and traveled to the Centre Georges Pompidou, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paris, New York.
David Hockney #ad - From abstract expressionism to naturalism to his play with illusion and imagination, perception, parody, Hockney’s preoccupation with looking, and self-reflexivity, and representation can be traced throughout. Working in a wide range of media with wit and intelligence, and questioned how the perceived world of movement, space, probed, his art has examined, and time can be captured in two dimensions.
A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer ScreenAbrams #ad - Thames Hudson. Thames hudson. It’s a joyful celebration of one of humanity’s oldest impulses. Tate publishing. A picture, says david Hockney, is the only way that we can communicate what we see. In a history of pictures he covers far more ground, getting at the roots of visual expression and technique through hundreds of images—from cave paintings to frames from movies—that are reproduced.
A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen #ad - Abrams. Readers who thrilled to hockney’s Secret Knowledge know that he has an uncanny ability to get into the minds of artists. Royal Academy of Arts. Here, in a collaboration with art critic Martin Gayford, he explores the many ways that artists have pictured the world, sharing sparkling insights and ideas that will delight every art lover and art maker.
Matisse/DiebenkornPrestel #ad - Thames hudson. Abrams. The volume is rounded out by an introduction by john elderfield, who knew Diebenkorn personally and has curated exhibitions of both artists’ work; an essay by Jodi Roberts on parallels between the artists’ drawings; and a bibliography documenting Diebenkorn’s collection of books about the French artist.
Tate publishing. Though they never met, composition, Matisse was an enduring source of inspiration for the Californian artist, and their works share surprising similarities in subject, palette, and technique. Essays by janet bishop and katherine rothkopf explore how this influence evolved over time, connecting the work of the two painters and highlighting the ways Diebenkorn drew from Matisse’s example to forge a style entirely his own.
Matisse/Diebenkorn #ad - Royal Academy of Arts. Thames Hudson. Featuring stunning pairings of more than 80 paintings and drawings, this book charts the evolution of Matisse’s impact on Diebenkorn over the course of Diebenkorn’s career. Prestel Publishing. This sumptuously illustrated book brings together the work of Henri Matisse and Richard Diebenkorn as never before, illuminating unexpected resonances that connect the two artists across time and space.
The first in-depth examination of the relationship between the work of Diebenkorn and Matisse, this publication offers new ways of understanding both artists.
California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne ThiebaudRizzoli #ad - Thames Hudson. Wayne thiebaud began producing landscapes in the 1960s, experimenting with perspective to capture his Californian surroundings. Royal Academy of Arts. Inspired by the environs of the ocean park neighborhood in Santa Monica, where he lived at this time, these works from the 1960s are characterized by geometric abstractions of subtle line and suffused with Californian luminosity.
Richard diebenkorn and wayne Thiebaud were close friends; they shared the inspiration of California and experimented with perspective to capture their surroundings. The book includes important examples from Diebenkorn’s Berkeley series in addition to several works from the artist’s Ocean Park series.
California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud #ad - A must-have for anyone interested in these two beloved West Coast artists, best known for their geometric abstractions of the California landscape. Featuring the pairings of more than 50 paintings, this book shows the connection of these two artists like never before. Tate publishing. Thames hudson. Included are his works from the early 1970s through 2017, flattened aerial views of the Sacramento River Delta, including his dramatic depictions of San Francisco, and close-ups and cross-section views of mountains and beaches.
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Matisse in the StudioMFA Publications #ad - Prestel Publishing. Mfa. Featured frequently in the modern master’s bold paintings, drawings and cutouts, and influencing the development of his work in sculpture, Matisse’s objects formed a secret history hiding in plain sight. Works that span matisse’s entire career are presented here alongside the objects that inspired them, from Asian vases and African masks to intricate textiles from the Islamic world.
An introduction and five chapters take readers through studies of the object as actor and the studio as theater, the importance of African art in Matisse’s renderings of the human form and his sitters’ inner selves, and the invention and transformation of his own language of signs. Tate publishing. The artist traveled with his collection even to temporary residences, and letters to family members often included requests for objects to be moved to where he was working, revealing them to be critical creative stimulants.
Matisse in the Studio #ad - Thames Hudson. Royal Academy of Arts. Abrams. Thames hudson. The personal objects in matisse’s studio form a secret history in his artThis book is the first in English to explore the essential role that Henri Matisse’s personal collection of objects played in his studio practice. With lush illustrations and archival images, Matisse in the Studio provides exceptional insights into the artist at work.
Rothko: The Color Field Paintings Book for Art Lovers, Books of Paintings, Museum BooksChronicle Books #ad - Tate publishing. Prestel Publishing. Abrams. Thames hudson. Thames Hudson. Mfa. Featuring illuminating details about rothko's life, and legacy, influences, and brimming with the emotional power and expressive color of his groundbreaking canvases, this essential volume brings the renowned artist's luminous work to light for both longtime Rothko fans and those discovering his work for the very first time.
Rothko: The Color Field Paintings Book for Art Lovers, Books of Paintings, Museum Books #ad - Mark rothko's iconic paintings are some of the most profound works of twentieth-century Abstract Expressionism. Royal Academy of Arts. This collection presents fifty large-scale artworks from the american master's color field period 1949–1970 alongside essays by Rothko's son, Christopher Rothko, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art curator of painting and sculpture Janet Bishop.
A textured case and large-scale tip-on on the front cover round out this sumptious package.
Van Gogh: Complete WorksTASCHEN #ad - Abrams. In paintings such as sunflowers, we recognize an artist uniquely dexterous in the representation of texture and mood, The Starry Night, and Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, light and place. Yet in his lifetime, van Gogh battled not only the disinterest of his contemporary audience but also devastating bouts of mental illness.
Today, the works of vincent van gogh 1853–1890 are among the most well known and celebrated in the world. His episodes of depression and anxiety would eventually claim his life, when, in 1890, he committed suicide shortly after his 37th birthday. This comprehensive study of vincent van gogh 1853–1890 offers a complete catalogue of his 871 paintings, alongside writings and essays, charting the life and work which continues to tower over art to this day.
Van Gogh: Complete Works #ad - Royal Academy of Arts. Thames hudson. Tate publishing. Mfa. Prestel Publishing. Thames Hudson.