David Hockney Profiled in New Yorker

April 17th, 2018

David Hockney, via New YorkerDavid Hockney is profiled in the New Yorker this week, as the artist opens a show of new work at Pace Gallery, and his recent interest in reverse perspectives.  “If you’re going through a tunnel, when you get out, everything opens up. That’s reverse perspective,” he says. “The problem with perspective is this: you’re an immobile point, here, outside the picture. But, with reverse perspective, you can be a moving person—you can see all sides of things from a single point. And we’re always in movement. The eye is always in movement. It’s never still. Cubism, for example, was really an attack on perspective.”

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