Video: What’s it like to sit for David Hockney?

Published 31 August 2016

Hear from four of the sitters painted by David Hockney for our exhibition ‘David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life’, from 11-year-old Rufus Hale to the architect Frank Gehry.

  • What’s it like to sit for David Hockney?

    In this video, we hear from four of the sitters painted by David Hockney for our exhibition David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life.

    Each of the portraits was painted in a three-day burst of activity. What was it like to be on the receiving end of such intense focus?

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