Hockney: A Graphic Life (Hardcover)

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Follow the journey of David Hockney's exceptional life in a unique 'graphic novel' format.

From his childhood in Bradford and early years making it as an artist, to his sun-drenched Los Angeles period, his triumphal return to the UK and his recent iPad drawings that proudly exclaim that ‘spring cannot be cancelled’, this charming biography traces the captivating life and times of David Hockney. Drawn entirely on an iPad in a fun, fully illustrated style – and in homage to Hockney's own iPad drawings – this is a colourful, thought-provoking and joyous story of one of the world's best-loved artists.

About the Author

Simon Elliot is a criminal barrister, art obsessive and standup comedian. Inspired by Hockney’s message ‘spring cannot be cancelled’, and with time to fill (thanks to Covid), Simon engrossed
himself in all things Hockney, learned how to paint on an iPad and began a journey to create this colourful, joyous and thought provoking biography with a twist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711288423
ISBN-10: 0711288429
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English