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David Hockney

[British Pop Artist, born in 1937]

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Original works by David Hockney available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Pearblossom Hwy., 11 - 18th April 1986, #2, 1986
Pearblossom Hwy., 11 - 18th April 1986, #1, 1986

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteDavid Hockney at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
6 prints online

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Warm Start

Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull, England
Life Painting for Myself, 1962

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Mountain from Stunt Road, 1990

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
(You need to click the "right" arrow four times)

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Peter Getting Out of Nick's Pool

North Dakota Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Plastic Tree Plus City Hall (you need to scroll right by clicking the right-arrow to see this)

Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

David Hockney at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, 1983

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida
Red Flowers and Green Leaves, 1988

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Search results for "David Hockney"

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteDavid Hockney at The Artchive

Notable SiteDavid Hockney in the WebMuseum

Image archive with zoomable images

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

Home Page for Salts Mill, UK
Has some of Hockney's paintings and set designs on display

Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft Detail
4 works online when last checked

National Fine Art Education Digital Collection, UK

National Fine Art Education Digital Collection, UK

Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Theobald Jennings Fine Art Dealers, London, UK -- Notable past sales
Rain, 1972

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

UK Government Art Collection

Art & optics: A project inspired by the theories of David Hocnney

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on David Hockney  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Frieze Magazine
"The mirror stage -- David Hockney's Secret Knowledge"

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"David Hockney Ponders Fame and Eclecticism," article by Mary Blume

Modern Painters Magazine
Brief review of David Hockney's "Drawing in a Printing Machine" at Annely Juda Fine Art, London

Smithsonian Magazine
"David Hockney and Friends"

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Watercolour challenge", 2003 article by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on My Parents, 1977

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"The pleasure principle: David Hockney at Nottingham Contemporary", 2009 article by Adrian Searle

The London Evening Standard
"Mr Hockney's book of nonsense", 2001 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Mr Hockney in cloud cuckoo land", 2000 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Hockney on Turner Watercolours", 2007 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Is Hockney worn out?", 2003 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Whatever happened to Hockney?", 2006 article by Brian Sewell

The New York Observer
"David Hockney's Canyon Is a 24-Foot Postcard", article by Hilton Kramer

The Telegraph Newspaper, UK
David Hockney on Vermeer's The Art of Painting, 1666-68

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

Tate Channel
Twitter With... David Hockney (2009)

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
A conversation with artist David Hockney

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
search inside

Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters

search inside

Hockney's Pictures: The Definitive Retrospective

look inside

David Hockney

look inside

Hockney's People

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David Hockney and His Friends

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David Hockney: Paintings


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