David Hockney Discusses What Makes a Great Artwork

September 27th, 2016

David Hockney sits down with the Guardian’s Martin Gayford this week, to discuss the process of painting, and talk about some of his most beloved artworks.  “The moment you put down two or three marks on a piece of paper, you get relationships. They’ll start to look like something,” Hockney says.  “If you draw two little lines they might look like two figures or two trees. One was made first, one second. We read all kinds of things into marks. You can suggest landscape, people and faces with extremely little. It all depends on the human ability to see a mark as a depiction.”

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