Posts Tagged: David Hockney

A Bigger Picture

‘A Bigger Picture‘, is a fine 2009 documentary by Bruno Wollheim of Coluga Films on National Treasure/painter/printer/set maker/photographer/enfant terrible for over 50 years, UK artist David Hockney, illuminating his move back to England to paint the English countryside (en plain air) after decades of living in California. Here it is in its entirety, but apologies for the abysmal quality. It’s the only…

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Tuesday Tulips

For ‘Hyacinthe & Rose‘ by Franςois Morel, French illustrator Martin Jarrie has created 48 gorgeous flower portraits … Éduoard Vuillard, 1919… Turkish miniature by Abdullah Buhari, 16th century… …Cornucopia Magazine with Ottoman paintings… Ustad Mansur, 1610… Mhairi McGregor… Herbert Osterstock, 1929… Ottoman Tankard, 1575-80, Louvre… Raoul Dufy, 1942…thanks Lessing PhotoArchive… The Dutch tulip, upon which fortunes were won and…

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A Bigger Picture

David Hockney has an exhibition of his vast, new landscapes at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, titled David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture, which opens on January 21st. Take a peek at the BBC’s gallery of images here and watch a clip of the film ‘A Bigger Picture’ here, where he paints en plain air in the Yorkshire…

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