David Hockney

David Hockney lectures on Chinese art at Naropa, July 22, 1989, Boulder, Colorado. photo: Allen Ginsberg, courtesy Stanford University Libraries / Allen Ginsberg Estate

David Hockney, the eminent British-born artist, turns 83 today. [84 in 2021]  Happy Birthday David Hockney!

The above image is taken from his July 1989 visit to Naropa Institute.

Also, from the same occasion, this classic shot:

David Hockney and William Burroughs – at Naropa, July 22, 1989, Boulder, Colorado. photo: Allen Ginsberg, courtesy Stanford University Libraries / Allen Ginsberg Estate

Here’s six illuminating videos

Here’s the 1974 film A Bigger Splash 

Here‘s there trailer for  2009’s David Hockney – A Bigger Picture

Here‘s the trailer for the 2014 film Hockney – and again here

and from BBC, back in 2012 – instruction on painting – The Art of Seeing

The always wonderful, ever-ebullient David Hockney – Happy Birthday!

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