David Hockney

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David Hockney's Peter Getting Out of Nick's Pool (1966).

By Jonathan Jones, The Guardian

David Hockney takes the making of art extremely seriously. He thinks and writes deeply about painting and photography. He has advanced a theory about the secret use of the camera in pre-modern art. Today, his own art is as much an argument about visual truth as a search for pictorial pleasure: relying on what he defines as drawing’s essential elements of hand, eye and heart, he makes accurate Yorkshire landscapes.

He wasn’t always so worthy. Continue here