"Nowadays, in an age when the choice between abstraction and figuration is dismissed as a false dichotomy, and when younger artists imbue their work with once-taboo narrative and autobiography, Mr. Hockney is an artist of unassailable relevance. [...] An agile, inquisitive draftsman inclined to careful observation, he has always culled his subjects from his immediate surroundings."
The New York Times' Deborah Solomon visited David Hockney at his home and studio in Los Angeles ahead of his major career retrospective opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art opening on November 27. Hockney discusses early attitudes toward his art, the influence of Picasso's Cubism on his practice, as well as new paintings and projects he is working on. To read the full article, click here.
David Hockney will be on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from November 27, 2017 through February 25, 2018. For more information on the exhibition, visit the museum's website.