David Hockney: A Bigger Picture
21 January - 9 April 2012
Main Galleries, Burlington House
Saturday – Thursday 10am – 6pm
Friday 10am – 10pm
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Friends of the RA go free
The Royal Academy of Arts presents the first major exhibition of new landscape works by David Hockney RA.
Featuring vivid paintings inspired by the East Yorkshire landscape, these large-scale works have been created especially for the galleries at the Royal Academy.
David Hockney: A Bigger Picture spans a 50 year period to demonstrate Hockney’s long exploration and fascination with the depiction of landscape.
The exhibition includes a display of his iPad drawings and a series of new films produced using 18 cameras, which are displayed on multiple screens and provide a spellbinding visual journey through the eyes of David Hockney.
Exhibition organised by the Royal Academy of Arts, London in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Sponsored by BNP Paribas. Tourism Partner: Welcome to Yorkshire. Media Partner: The Times.
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David Hockney talks about 'A Bigger Picture' at the Royal Academy
Video image credits:
David Hockney, The Big Hawthorn, 2008. Oil on 9 canvases (36 x 48" each) 108 x 144" overall. © David Hockney. Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt
David Hockney, Woldgate Woods, 21, 23 & 29 November 2006, oil on 6 canvases (36 x 48" each) 72 x 144" overall. © David Hockney. Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt
David Hockney, The Road Across the Wolds, 1997. Oil on canvas, 48 x 60". © David Hockney. Photo Credit: Prudence Cuming Associates.
David Hockney, A Closer Winter Tunnel, February - March 2006. Oil on 6 canvases (36 x 48" each) 72 x 144" overall. © David Hockney. Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt. Collection Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
David Hockney, Winter Timber, 2009. Oil on 15 canvases (36 x 48" each) 108 x 240". © David Hockney. Photo Credit: Jonathan Wilkinson.
David Hockney and friends looking at Bigger Trees Near Warter or/ ou Peinture sur le motif pour le nouvel age post-photographique, at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2007 Summer Exhibition. © David Hockney. Photo credit: Richard Schmidt.