History Of Pictures

August 11, 2020|
History Of Pictures by David Hockney
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A compact edition of Hockney and Gayford’s brilliantly original book, with updated material and brand-new pieces of art
 
Informed and energized by a lifetime of painting, drawing, and making images with cameras, David Hockney, in collaboration with art critic Martin Gayford, explores how and why pictures have been made across the millennia. Juxtaposing a rich variety of images—a still from a Disney cartoon with a Japanese woodblock print by Hiroshige, a scene from an Eisenstein film with a Velazquez paint­ing—the authors cross the normal boundaries between high culture and popular entertainment, and argue that film, photography, paint­ing, and drawing are deeply interconnected. Featuring a revised final chapter with some of Hockney’s latest works, this new, compact edition of A History of Pictures remains a significant contribution to the discussion of how artists represent reality.
 
David Hockney is one of the world’s most popular painters and the author of the bestselling Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters (2001). Martin Gayford is an art critic and the author of many books, including Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud (2013) and Rendez-vous ...
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Title:History Of PicturesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:372 pages, 9.4 X 6.5 X 1.65 inShipping dimensions:372 pages, 9.4 X 6.5 X 1.65 inPublished:11 août 2020Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1419750283

ISBN - 13:9781419750281

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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