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David Hockney

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Always live in the ugliest house on the street - then you don't have to look at it.

— David Hockney

#house #live #look #street #then

It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.

— David Hockney

#advice #artist #believe #does #good

Anything simple always interests me.

— David Hockney

#anything #interests #me #simple

But slowly I began to use cameras and then think about what it was that was going on. It took me a long time, I mean I actually played with cameras and photography for about 20 years.

— David Hockney

#actually #began #cameras #going #i

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.

— David Hockney

#artist #beauty #cheat #know #moment

We grow small trying to be great.

— David Hockney

#grow #small #trying

I think Picasso was, without doubt, the greatest portraitist of the 20th century, if not any other century.

— David Hockney

#any #century #doubt #greatest #i

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.

— David Hockney

#envision #fact #limit #long #mind

There are enough no smoking places now.

— David Hockney

#now #places #smoking

Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.

— David Hockney

#bus #design #does #good #move

About David Hockney

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Nikos Stangos) (1979) Thames and Hudson London ISBN 0-500-27163-1
Blue Guitar: Etchings by David Hockney Who Was Inspired by Wallace Stevens Who Was Inspired by Pablo Picasso (1977) Petersburg Press New York ISBN 0-902825-03-8
Photographs (1982) Petersburg Press New York ISBN 0-902825-15-1
Hockney's Photographs (1983) Arts Council of Great Britain London ISBN 0-7287-0382-3
Martha's Vineyard and other places: My Third Sketchbook from the Summer of 1982 (with Nikos Stangos) (1985) Thames and Hudson London ISBN 0-500-23446-9
David Hockney: Faces 1966–1984 (1987) Thames and Hudson London ISBN 0-500-27464-9
Hockney's Alphabet (with Stephen Spender) (1991) Random House London ISBN 0-679-41066-X
David Hockney: Some Very New Paintings (Intro by William Hardie) (1993) William Hardie Gallery Glasgow ISBN 1-872878-03-2
Off the Wall: A Collection of David Hockney's Posters 1987–94 (with Brian Baggott) (1994) Pavilion Books ISBN 1-85793-421-0
Hockney's Pictures (2006) Thames and Hudson London ISBN 0-500-28671-X
David Hockney: Poster Art (1995) Chronicle Books ISBN 0-8118-0915-3
That's the Way I See It (with Nikos Stangos) (1989) Thames and Hudson London ISBN 0-500-28085-1
Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the lost techniques of the Old Masters (2006) Thames and Hudson London ISBN 0-500-28638-8
Hockney On Art: Conversations with Paul Joyce (2008) Little Brown and Company New York ISBN 1-4087-0157-X
David Hockney's Dog Days (2011) Thames and Hudson London ISBN 0-500-28627-2
A Yorkshire Sketchbook (2011) Royal Academy of Arts London ISBN 1-907533-23-0

Further reading
Travels with Pen Pencil and Ink (1980) Tate Gallery London ISBN 0-905005-58-9
Weschler L. For the season 2012–2013 in the Vienna State Opera he designed on his iPad a large scale picture (176 sqm) as part of the exhibition series Safety Curtain conceived by museum in progress. Some pieces are landscapes such as Pearblossom Highway #2 others portraits such as Kasmin 1982 and My Mother Bolton Abbey 1982.

He is based in Bridlington East Riding of Yorkshire and Kensington London. David Hockney OM CH RA (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter draughtsman printmaker stage designer and photographer.

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