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Portrait Of An Artist (Pool With Two Figures) by DAVID HOCKNEY

DAVID HOCKNEY

(BRITISH, 1937)

Portrait Of An Artist (Pool With Two Figures) , 1972

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Materials:

acrylic on canvas

Measurements:

84.06 in. (213.50 cm.) (height) by 120.08 in. (305.00 cm.) (width)

Exhibited:

New York, André Emmerich Gallery, David Hockney: Paintings and Drawings, May 1972. Paris, Musée des Arts decoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Tableaux et dessins, October-December 1974, p. 43, fig. 24 (illustrated in color). New York, William Beadleston, Inc., David Hockney in America, November-December 1983, pp. 8-9, no. 9 (illustrated in color). Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art; London, Tate Gallery, David Hockney: a Retrospective, February 1988-January 1989, pp. 22-23 and 168, figs. 1 and 45 (illustrated in color and illustrated in color on the New York exhibition poster). Sydney, Art Gallery New South Wales, From Pop to Popism, November 2014-March 2015. Sydney, Art Gallery New South Wales, Landscapes of pleasure: from Monet to Hockney, April-July 2016. London, Tate Britain; Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, David Hockney, February 2017-February 2018, pp. 82, 88-89, 225, 253 and 268 (illustrated in color; illustrated in color on the front cover of the softcover publication; and illustrated in color on the London exhibition poster).

Literature:

J. Perreault, "Art," The Village Voice, 25 March 1972, p, 31. J. R. Mellow, "Hockney: From Pop to Parody," The New York Times, 28 May 1972. J. Hazan, A Bigger Splash, 1974 (video). N. Stangos, ed., David Hockney by David Hockney, New York, 1976, pp. 238, 240, 242 and 247-249, pl. 332 (illustrated in color). N. Stangos, ed. Pictures by David Hockney, London, 1979, p. 59 (illustrated in color and illustrated in color on the front cover). M. Livingstone, David Hockney, London, 1981, pp. 141 and 144-145 (illustrated). Sir H. Wakefield, “The Collectors: Communicating a Love for Art; Mr. and Mrs. William L. Beadleston in Manhattan,” Architectural Digest, vol. 39, no. 11, November 1982, p. 139 (installation view illustrated in color). R. Foye, ed., Cameraworks: David Hockney, New York, 1984, p. 8. B. Hillier, "Hockney: Against the Stream of Modern Art?" Modern Painters, vol. 1, no. 3, 1988, p. 39 (illustrated in color). G. Greene, “In a Malibu State of Mind: Producer David Geffen’s Oceanfront Beach House,” Architectural Digest, vol. 45, no. 7, July 1988, pp. 2 and 160-161 (installation views illustrated in color and illustrated in color on the front cover). G. Schiff, "An Innocent Vision," Contemporanea International Art Magazine, July-August 1988, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 52-53 (illustrated in color). R. C. Morgan, "New York in Review," Arts Magazine, vol. 64, no. 2, October 1988, p. 104. J. Spalding, "Exhibition Reviews: London, Tate Gallery, David Hockney," The Burlington Magazine, vol. 131, no. 1030, January 1989, p. 52 (illustrated). D. Thomson, "Hockney's Hollywood," Film Comment, vol. 25, no. 4, July-August 1989, pp. 60-61 (illustrated). P. Clothier, David Hockney, New York, 1995, p. 42, fig. 43 (illustrated in color). P. Melia, David Hockney, New York, 1995, pp. 113-114. P. Adam, David Hockney and His Friends, New York, 1997, pp. 91-92 (incorrectly titled Le Nid Du Duc). P. Webb, Portrait of David Hockney, London, 1999, pp. 110, 120, 123-125, 141-142, 145, 202 and 244, pl. 111 (illustrated in color). David Hockney: Espace/Paysage, exh. cat., Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1999, pp. 20-21, 80, 90, 96-97, 179 and 181 (illustrated in color). M. Livingstone and K. Heymer, Hockney's People, Boston, New York and London, 2003, pp. 114-115 (illustrated in color). P. Melia and U. Luckhardt, David Hockney, New York, 2007, pp. 108-109, pl. 33 (illustrated in color and illustrated in color on front cover). David Hockney Portraits, exh. cat., London, National Portrait Gallery, 2006, p. 31, fig. 16 (illustrated in color). L. Weschler, "David Hockney: A Return to Painting," The Virginia Quarterly Review, 2008, pp. 131-132 (illustrated in color). S. Jacobs, Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts, Edinburgh, 2011, p. 58, fig. 2.4 (illustrated). C. S. Sykes, David Hockney: The Biography, 1937-1975: A Rake's Progress, London, 2011, pp. 227, 261 and 271-273 (illustrated in color). David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture, exh. cat., London, Royal Academy of Arts, 2012, p. 291, fig. 60 (illustrated in color). F. Fromonot, "The House of Doctor Koolhaas," AA Files, no. 68, 2014, p. 71 (illustrated in color). H. W. Holzwarth, ed., David Hockney: A Bigger Book, Cologne, 2016 (illustrated in color). David Hockney: Current, exh. cat., Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, 2016, p. 146 (illustrated in color). David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life, exh. cat., London, Royal Academy of Arts, 2016, p. 31, fig. 21 (illustrated on color). "Letter from the Editors: Happy birthday, David Hockney!" Modern Painters, September 2016, p. 6 (illustrated in color). H. Little, Hockney, London, 2017, p. 45, fig. 36 (illustrated in color). M. Sperling, "Water Marks," Apollo, February 2017, pp. 55-56, fig. 3 (illustrated in color). D. Anfam, "David Hockney," The Burlington Magazine, vol. 159, May 2017, pp. 413-414, fig. 59 (illustrated in color). R. Smith, “A (Full) Life in Painting,” New York Times, 24 November 2017, p. C15.

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York Mr. and Mrs. James Astor, London William Beadleston, Inc., New York Stephen Mazoh & Co., New York David Geffen, Los Angeles, 1983 Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1995

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