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David Hockney’s “Fish and Chips Shop” Lithograph Goes to Christie’s After Years Hanging Over Fryers

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

David Hockney Mentors Art Students in Bay Area School

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

David Hockney, at Age 80, Reflects Back on His Life and Work

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Gallery Dedicated to David Hockney Set to Open in UK City of Bradford

Friday, December 30th, 2016

David Hockney to Design Stained-Glass Window for Westminster Abbey

Friday, November 25th, 2016

David Hockney Interviewed in The Guardian on U.S. Politics

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Sotheby’s Selling Large David Hockney in November New York Sale

Friday, September 30th, 2016

David Hockney Discusses What Makes a Great Artwork

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

London – David Hockney: “82 Portraits and 1 Still Life” at The Royal Academy of Art Through October 2nd, 2016

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

David Hockney Interviewed in The Guardian

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

David Hockney Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, May 11th, 2015

New York – David Hockney: “Some New Painting (and Photography)” at Pace Gallery Through January 10th, 2015

Friday, January 9th, 2015

David Hockney Discusses Purpose and Inspiration with WSJ

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

New York – David Hockney: “The Arrival of Spring” at Pace Gallery Through November 1st, 2014

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

The Guardian Premieres Trailer for New David Hockney Documentary

Friday, September 26th, 2014

BBC Two Commissions Major Documentary on Life of David Hockney

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

David Hockney the Subject of New Biography

Monday, September 1st, 2014

David Hockney’s iPad Explorations Featured in Wired

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

New York – David Hockney: “The Jugglers, June 24th, 2012″ at the Whitney Museum of American Art Through Sept 1, 2013

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

David Hockney Speaks on Death of Assistant

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

David Hockney Announces U.S. Premiere of “The Jugglers”

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

David Hockney Declines Freedom of Bridlington

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

UK Artists Anish Kapoor, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry and David Hockney Create Works to Give Queen Elizabeth for Diamond Jubilee

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Bilbao – “David Hockney: A Bigger Picture” at the Guggenheim Bilbao Through September 30th, 2012

Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Paul Schimmel Leaves Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles

February 25th, 2017

Paul Schimmel, via LA TimesCurator Paul Schimmel has parted ways with Hauser & Wirth’s Los Angeles location after a sudden announcement late this week, the LA Times reports.  Schimmel, former chief curator at MoCA was a founding partner in the gallery’s Los Angeles location, which opened last year.  “Going forward, Hauser & Wirth will continue building upon its longstanding, passionate commitment to Los Angeles with expanded programs, including an increasingly robust campaign of public events and community outreach activities, and an ever more dynamic schedule of exhibitions that celebrate our artists, and connections between California and the international scene,” Iwan Wirth said in a statement.
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Boyle Heights Art Space Closes After Repeated Protests from Anti-Gentrification Activists

February 24th, 2017

The view from Mariachi PlazaThe LA Times reports on the closure of PSSST, a non-profit arts space in Boyle Heights that shuttered after repeated protests from local anti-gentrification activists.  While our closure might be applauded by some, it is not a victory for civil discourse and coalition building,” the gallery said in a statement.
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Francis Bacon’s George Dyer Triptych Goes to Christie’s New York for its Auction Debut

February 24th, 2017

Francis Bacon triptych of George Dyer, via GuardianFrancis Bacon’s triptych portrait of his lover George Dyer is set to go to auction for the first time at Christie’s in New York this May, carrying an estimate of $50m.  “George Dyer is to Bacon what Dora Maar was to Picasso,” Loic Gouzer says of the artist’s longtime muse.  “He is arguably the most important model of the second half of the 20th century, because Dyer’s persona as well and physical traits acted as a catalyst for Bacon’s pictorial breakthroughs.”

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