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. [86 in 2023] 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!