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David Hockney, OM, CH, RA (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draftsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. An important contributor to the pop art movement of the 1960s, he is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century.[2][3]

Hockney has owned a home and studio in Bridlington, London, and two residences in California, where he has lived on and off since 1964: one in the Hollywood Hills, one in Malibu, and an office and archives on Santa Monica Boulevard[4] in West Hollywood, California.[5][6][7]

Hockney was born in Bradford, England, to Laura and Kenneth Hockney (a conscientious objector in the Second World War), the fourth of five children.[8][9] He was educated at Wellington Primary School, Bradford Grammar School, Bradford College of Art (where his teachers included Frank Lisle[10] and his fellow students included Norman Stevens, David Oxtoby and John Loker[11][12]) and the Royal College of Art in London, where he met R. B. Kitaj.[8] While there, Hockney said he felt at home and took pride in his work. At the Royal College of Art, Hockney featured in the exhibition Young Contemporaries—alongside Peter Blake—that announced the arrival of British Pop art. He was associated with the movement, but his early works display expressionist elements, similar to some works by Francis Bacon. When the RCA said it would not let him graduate if he did not complete an assignment of a life drawing of a female model in 1962, Hockney painted Life Painting for a Diploma in protest. He had refused to write an essay required for the final examination, saying he should be assessed solely on his artworks. Recognising his talent and growing reputation, the RCA changed its regulations and awarded the diploma. After leaving the RCA, he taught at Maidstone College of Art for a short time.[13]

David Hockney
David Hockney Francis Goodman (1913–1989) National Portrait Gallery, London


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david-hockney going-to-be-a-queen-for-tonight 1960

The artist moved to Los Angeles in 1964, where he was inspired to make a series of paintings of swimming pools in the comparatively new acrylic medium using vibrant colours. The artist lived back and forth among Los Angeles, London, and Paris in the late 1960s to 1970s. In 1974 he began a decade-long personal relationship with Gregory Evans who moved with him to the US in 1976 and as of 2018 remains a business partner.[14] In 1978 he rented a house in the Hollywood Hills, and later bought and expanded it to include his studio.[15] He also owned a 1,643-square-foot beach house at 21039 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, which he sold in 1999 for around $1.5 million.

Hockney is openly gay,[16] and has openly explored the nature of gay love in his portraiture. Sometimes, as in We Two Boys Together Clinging (1961), named after a poem by Walt Whitman, the works refer to his love for men. In 1963, he painted two men together in the painting Domestic Scene, Los Angeles, one showering while the other washes his back.[17] In summer 1966, while teaching at UCLA he met Peter Schlesinger, an art student who posed for paintings and drawings, and with whom he became romantically involved.[18]

On the morning of 18 March 2013, Hockney's 23-year-old assistant, Dominic Elliott, died as a result of drinking drain cleaner at Hockney's Bridlington studio; he had also earlier drunk alcohol and taken cocaine, ecstasy and temazepam. Elliott was a first- and second-team player for Bridlington rugby club. It was reported that Hockney's partner drove Elliott to Scarborough General Hospital where he later died. The inquest returned a verdict of death by misadventure and Hockney was never implicated.[19][20][21] In November 2015 Hockney sold his house in Bridlington, a five-bedroomed former guest house, for £625,000, cutting all his remaining ties with the town.

He holds a California Medical Marijuana Verification Card, which enables him to buy cannabis for medical purposes. He has used hearing aids since 1979, but realised he was going deaf long before that. He often swims for half an hour each day and can stand for six hours at the easel.[21]

David Hockney and Alan Bennett | David hockney, Portrait, Hockney
Alan Bennett (born 1934)
Andy Warhol - David Hockney | 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale  New York Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Lot 3 | Phillips
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Ann Upton | Etsy
Ann Upton (1941-2017) and David Graves
Arthur's 60th Reunion | Andrew Tobias
Arthur Lambert (born 1936)
Barry Humphries  Benedikt Taschen  David Hockney Painting and Others From the Betty Freeman Collection to Be  Sold at Christie's - The New York Times
Betty Freeman (1921-2009)
Billy Wilder', David Hockney, 1976 | Tate
Billy Wilder (1906-2002)
Bing McGilvray, 28th, 29th, 30th September and more art by David Hockney |  art | KUNSTMATRIX
Bing McGilvray
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Brooke Hopper
David Hockney. 82 Portraits and one still- FOTO 4 -life Mostra Venezia Ca'  Pesaro – Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna 2017 - FOTO 4 - Arte.it
Celia Birtwell (born 1941)
NPG 6819; 'Self-Portrait with Charlie' (David Hockney; Charles Dare Scheips)  - Portrait - National Portrait Gallery
Charlie Scheips (born 1959)

Christopher Isherwood (1904-1986)

Dagny Corcoran
David Hockney's Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history | David  Hockney | The Guardian
Dale Chisman (born 1943) and Mo McDermott
Hockney: David Graves Pembroke Studios London Tuesday 27th April 1982
Ann Upton (1941-2017) and David Graves
Portrait of Sir David Webster
David Webster (1903-1971)
Divine | CMOA Collection
Divine (1945-1988)

Don Bachardy (born 1934)
DAVID HOCKNEY Donald Cribb
Don Cribb
NPG 6683; Drue Heinz - Portrait - National Portrait Gallery
Drue Heinz (1915-2018)

Earl Simms 

Frank Gehry 
David Hockney's Portrait of the Marriage of Fred and Marcia Weisman -  Tablet Magazine
Fred and Marcia Weisman
George Lawson and Wayne Sleep', David Hockney, 1972–5 | Tate
George Lawson and Wayne Sleep
When David met Gregory: The man behind Hockney's career | Barnebys Magazine
Gregory Evans

Henry Geldzahler (1935-1994) and Christopher Scott
Ian Watching Television | Contemporary Art Evening Auction | | Sotheby's
Ian Falconer (born 1961) 
Portrait of J.B. Priestley by David Hockney on artnet
J.B. Priestley (1894-1984) 
David Hockney | Portrait of Jack Larson (1967) | MutualArt
Jack Larson (1933-2015) 
A Bigger Jean-Pierre Goncalves de Lima, inkjet printed com… | Flickr
Jean-Pierre Goncalves de Lima
Jeff Burkhart, Jan. 27, 1994 | David hockney portraits, David hockney,  Hockney
Jeff Buckhart (died 2001)
Jim McHugh David Hockney | David hockney, David hockney paintings, David  hockney portraits
Jim McHugh (born 1940)
David Hockney | Joe Macdonald (1976) | MutualArt
Joe MacDonald (1945–1983)

John Baldessari 
John Fitzherbert by David Hockney | Arte, Figurativo, Pintor
John Fitzherbert
1997
Jonathan Silver (1949-1997) 
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Jonathan Wilkinson
L.A. Confidential - artnet Magazine
Sidney Felsen (born 1925) and Joni Moisant Weyl   

Julie Green 
iPad drawing | Venetian Red Art Blog
Karen Wright 
Dr. Leon Banks, 12th, 13th, 15th November and more art by David Hockney |  art | KUNSTMATRIX
Leon Banks
Lila Di Nobilis - David Hockney
Lila de Nobili (1916-2002)

Lindy, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava (1941-2020)
Lucian Freud Slipped Away | Lucian freud portraits, Lucian freud, David  hockney
Lucian Freud (born 1922) 

Man Ray (1890-1976) 
David Hockney, Marco Livingstone and Stephen Stuart-Smith 2002, watercolor  in 2021 | David hockney portraits, David hockney, Hockney
Marco Livingstone (born 1952) and Stephen Stuart-Smith 

Margaret Hockney 
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Mark Glazebrook (1936-2009) 
David Hockney (born July 9, 1937), British draftsman, painter,  Photographer, printmaker, Stage designer | World Biographical Encyclopedia
Martin Kemp (born 1942) and Marina Wallace 
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Matelot Kevin Druez 1
Maurice Payne by David Hockney on artnet
Maurice Payne
David Hockney's Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history | David  Hockney | The Guardian
Dale Chisman (born 1943) and Mo McDermott
David Hockney | PORTRAIT OF NICK WILDER | MutualArt
Nicholas “Nick” Wilder (1937-1989)
David Hockney
Nikos Stangos (1936-2004) 
david-hockney-portrait-of-sir-norman-rosenthal-30th-31th-january-1st-february-2015  | artdone
Norman Rosenthal (born 1944) 
Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy', David Hockney, 1970–1 | Tate
Ossie Clark (1942-1996) 

Patrick Procktor (1936-2003) 
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Peter Goulds 
David Hockney - Portrait of Peter Langan with a glass of wine | David  hockney portraits, David hockney, David hockney paintings
Peter Langan (1940-1988) 
The Boy In Hockney's Pool Paintings | by ARTBLOC | ARTBLOC | Medium
Peter Schlesinger (born 1948) 
Pierre Saint-Jean: Portraits by David Hockney (1984-2000)
Pierre Saint-Jean 
Duffen and Richard Buckle (Older Gentleman with Young Gentleman), 1989
Richard Buckle (1916-2001) 
Richard Hamilton by David Hockney on artnet
Richard Hamilton (born 1922) 
Rita and Morry: For the Love of Artists | Contemporary Art | Sotheby's
Rita Pynoos   
David Hockney - Portrait of Sully Bonnelly and Robert Littman 2002 | David  hockney, David hockney portraits, Hockney
Sully Bonnelly and Robert Littman  

Rufus Hale 
L.A. Confidential - artnet Magazine
Sidney Felsen (born 1925) and Joni Moisant Weyl  

Stephanie Barron 
Stephen Spender portrait David Hockney print in 11 x 14 inch mount SUPERB |  eBay
Stephen Spender (1909-1995)  
David Hockney, Marco Livingstone and Stephen Stuart-Smith 2002, watercolor  in 2021 | David hockney portraits, David hockney, Hockney
Marco Livingstone (born 1952) and Stephen Stuart-Smith  
David Hockney - Portrait of Sully Bonnelly and Robert Littman 2002 | David  hockney, David hockney portraits, Hockney
Sully Bonnelly and Robert Littman 
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Sir Tatton Sykes
THE DAVID HOCKNEY COMPENDIUM – sessumsmagazine.com
W.H. Auden (1907-1973) 
George Lawson and Wayne Sleep', David Hockney, 1972–5 | Tate
George Lawson and Wayne Sleep   
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Yves-Marie Hervé    
       

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