David Hockney is one of Britain's best loved and most famous contemporary artists, a painter whose subject matter has often included his friends and everyday surroundings. In the 1980s, as a respite from increasingly frenetic activity in designing operas, experimenting with new techniques and media, helping organize retrospectives and breaking new ground in his paintings, Hockney began to paint and draw his companions, Stanley and Boodgie. Born from sharp observation, and affection, these delightful bravura paintings and drawings are not only a tribute to two dogs whose tranquil lives, like most, are dominated by food and love, but also masterful painterly depictions. A text by the artist himself gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how to work with models who don't necessarily want to sit still. Hockney has provided additional drawings made specially on the page, and has been largely involved in the layout of the book.
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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson 1998, 1998. . 80 p. w. 17 b&w and 67 col. ill. 200 x 232 mm.Gebunden. Gewicht 338g. ISBN 0500237301 . . English Ed. 1998. , fast neu, ungebraucht, ungelesen. Sofortversand mit Rechnung, keine Vorauszahlung (D,A,CH)! The perfect gift for Hockney fans and dog lovers everywhere, "David Hockney`s Dog Days", now in a gift edition, is an album devoted to two of the artist`s closest friends, his dachshunds Stanley and Boodgie. This beautiful and engaging book includes almost all of Hockney`s paintings and drawings of his two companions,dozens of new illustrations created specially for this book. Gewicht in Gramm: 338. Artikel-Nr. XX08922017