Hockney on Photography
Sky Arts 2 -8pm Fri 13th Nov
Notes made during the show.
Museum Ludwig- Cologne 1998 exhibition
- Joiners- collage
- You make the Picture
Camera obscurer Old, vintage
- Is photography an art or a tool?
Centre Pompidou- Paris showing a retrospective of Hockney’s work.
May 1982- Bill Brandt portrait Polaroid collage
Contains 5 sets of hands showing that time has passed.
‘Drawing with a camera’
Hockney tries to put himself in his photographs.
Salts Mill Gallery- Jonathan Silver
“Every image is an artifice”
“Perceptions of reality”
Cubism-confuse the viewer with shapes
1985- Took a photograph for an article in Vogue magazine
His chair images look to be in a strange perspective, because he photographs and paints them how they would be seen if you moved around the chair.
He moved on to using fax machines and copy machines to create different pieces of art.
“Camera and printer”
Joiner- closer to the person, follows the lines in the image. Forced perspective
Space- defined edge- Grand Canyon 1982
“Looking into it” No focal point
Experience the space
Landscape Yorkshire- agriculture observation 2 months
“Husbandry in the east riding”
Vanity Fair- illustrate a story driving in the desert
Time, Speed and Memory
Pear blossom Highway- took photographs from a ladder so you could read the signs.
He worked for the theatre making the sets. Opera
He used different mediums