Filmed over three years, this documentary captures David Hockney’s return from California to paint the East Yorkshire landscape of his childhood. Thanks for visiting a-bigger-picture.com The full length film is available now to stream online
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The Royal Academy of Arts presents the first major exhibition of new landscape works by David Hockney RA. Featuring vivid paintings inspired by the East Yorkshire landscape, these large-scale works have been created especially for the galleries at the Royal Academy. David Hockney: A Bigger Picture
Organized by the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, David Hockney: A Bigger Picture is the first major exhibition held in Spain to celebrate the crucial role landscape plays in the career of this artist, considered the most important living British painter.
David Hockney: A Bigger Picture is radiantly bright, spectacularly large in both scale and extent and ebullient to the point of jubilation. It is also garrulous, gaudy and repetitive. Yorkshire
David Hockney, one of the world’s greatest living artists, is creating some of the most significant work of his long career, painting the landscape and changing seasons of his native Yorkshire.
The Bigger Picture is the first major exhibition in the UK to show case David Hockney’s landscape work. Vibrant, large-scale paintings inspired by Yorkshire landscape created especially for the exhibition are exhibited alongside drawings that display his supreme skill.
David Hockney: A Bigger Picture A film by Bruno Wollheim 60 minutes + 55 minutes of bonus materials, documentary, color, English, 2009. “An affectionate portrait of David Hockney who has come back to the land of his birth to find new springs for his art.” – The Financial Times “A gentle, inspiring film completely engrossing!”
Marco Livingstone, David Hockney, 1981, pp.108–11, repr.pl.59; Carolyn Lamb, ‘David Hockney “A Bigger Splash”’, Completing the Picture: Materials and Techniques of Twenty-six Paintings in the Tate Gallery, 1982, pp.108–13, repr.in colour p.109 Repr: The Tate Gallery: Illustrated Biennial Report 1980–82, 1983, p.51 in colour A
Jan 16, 2012 · David Hockney: A Bigger Picture is devoted to a single genre: landscape. It came about after the artist showed Bigger Trees near Warter – a gargantuan landscape covering 50 …
Jun 30, 2009 · Directed by Bruno Wollheim. With Alan Yentob, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Margaret Hockney. Filmed over three years, this documentary is an unprecedented record of a major artist at work. It captures David Hockney’s return from California to his native Yorskhire, outside, through the seasons and in all weathers.
David Hockney RA declares, “The great thing to say is that this is not a retrospective.” He is talking about his forthcoming exhibition at the Royal Academy, A Bigger Picture, and he is absolutely correct. Although a few earlier works are included to provide context, essentially this …