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Gayford, Martin, 1952–

A bigger message : conversations with David Hockney / Martin Gayford.

Additional Title(s):

Conversations with David Hockney

New York : Thames & Hudson, 2011.
Physical Description:
248 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
NJ18.H64 G39 2011 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-241) and index.
A record of a decade of private conversations with art critic Martin Gayford, David Hockney reveals via reflection, anecdote, passion and humour the fruits of his lifelong meditations on the problems and paradoxes of representing a three-dimensional world on a flat surface.
Subject Terms:
Artists -- England -- Interviews.
Hockney, David -- Interviews.

  • Introduction: Turner with an iPhone
  • A Yorkshire paradise
  • Drawing
  • The trap of naturalism
  • The problems of depiction
  • A bigger and bigger picture
  • Scale: a bigger studio
  • Seeing more clearly
  • Drawing on a telephone and in a computer
  • Painting with memory
  • Photography and drawing
  • Caravaggio's camera
  • Way out west: space exploration
  • Cleaning Claude
  • Movies and moving through the landscape
  • Music and movement
  • Van Gogh and the power of drawing
  • Drawing on an iPad
  • The power of images
  • Theatre
  • Lighting
  • Nine screens on Woldgate
  • David Hockney's life and work.