From the Archive: David Hockney RA
To celebrate the forthcoming exhibition David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture
(21 January - 9 April 2012) we've reproduced a selection of articles on David Hockney RA from the last 20 years of RA Magazine.
RA Magazine Winter 2011 - Issue number 113
Now in his seventies, David Hockney RA is characteristically breaking new ground to fill the vast spaces of his RA show with works on a colossal scale. He tells Martin Gayford why he is using the latest digital technology in innovative ways to tackle a subject that has preoccupied artists for centuries – nature
RA Magazine Winter 2005 - Issue number 89
Western art history has long ignored the beauty and sophistication of Chinese painted scrolls. But, in fact, argues artist David Hockney RA, they are more like films than paintings and offer viewers the thrill of participating in the picture
RA Magazine Summer 2004 - Issue number 83
David Hockney argues that in the age of the camera, Rembrandt’s drawing of a family teaching a child to walk is still the best ever made
Sarah Greenberg meets David Hockney RA and Allen Jones RA for a long lunch in Gordon Ramsay’s kitchen at Claridge’s.
RA Magazine Summer 1999 - Issue number 63
David Hockney speculates on how great artists have achieved photographic likenesses and reveals his own secrets
RA Magazine Winter 1995 - Issue number 49
His retrospective reveals that drawing to David Hockney is an infinite world to be discovered and enlarged, as Norbert Lynton relates.