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David Hockney: Words and Pictures

David Hockney:
Words and Pictures

The exhibition presents four sets of prints produced by David Hockney (b. 1937, Bradford, lives in London, Los Angeles and Bridlington, UK) between 1961 and 1977. The series, “A Rake’s Progress,” “Illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C.P. Cavafy,” “Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm” and “The Blue Guitar” all refer to literary and artistic works and elucidate biographical and interpretive aspects.

 

From the British Council International
Touring Exhibition Programme

OPENING DATE:

Saturday 18 April 2015

CLOSING DATE:

Monday 05 October 2015

LOCATION:

The Gina and Gabriel Katri Gallery Herta and Paul Amir Building

CURATOR:

Richard Riley
Curator in charge: Irith Hadar

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  • Portrait of Cavafy in Alexandria From: Illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C.P. Cavafy, 1966-67 12 prints from a series of 13 Etching
  • In the Dull Village From: Illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C.P. Cavafy, 1966-67 12 prints from a series of 13 Etching and aquatint
  • The Wallet Begins to Empty From: A Rake's Progress, 1961-63 Portfolio of 16 prints Etching
  • A Black Cat Leaping From: Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, 1969 Series of 39 prints Etching and aquatint
  • Etching is the Subject From: The Blue Guitar, 1976-77 Portfolio of 20 prints inspired by Wallace Stevens, who was inspired by Picasso Hardground and softground etching and aquatint