Hockney Printmaker at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

I saw a superb exhibition today; David Hockney’s prints at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. I am a big admirer of all of Hockney’s work; I admire his strong original drawing skills, sense of balance and rhythm, and use of colour; most of all I love the way he tells stories with image. I have longed to see his print work exhibited and this show did not disappoint, I came away marveling at Hockney’s range of image making in print, from the spare, pared down line work in etching through to the exuberant large scale colour lithographs.


Hockney: A Rake’s Progress – Google image results – https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=hockney+a+rakes+progress&client=firefox-a&hs=gl3&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=sb&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=_2wbU6-2HNCLhQe_qoGQBA&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=598

Hockney: Grimm’s Fairy Tales – Google image results – https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=hockney+grimms+fairy+tales&client=firefox-a&hs=L7i&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=sb&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=O20bU6jdO4-ihgeCjIDgCg&sqi=2&ved=0CCoQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=598

Hockney: Lithographs – Google image results – https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=hockney+lithographs&client=firefox-a&hs=m9i&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=sb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=0m0bU5nuBcWqhAeB04DQDg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=598


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