David Hockney: 'I Turned Down Request To Paint Queen'

David Hockney

First Posted: 08/09/11 12:24 Updated: 08/11/11 10:12

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Artist David Hockney has revealed he turned down a request to paint the Queen because he was "very busy".

The 74-year-old told BBC Radio 4's Front Row programme she would make a "terrific subject" but he prefers to paint people he knows.

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