David Hockney. The man is practically a national treasure so it is with some trepidation, and a heavy heart, that I have to say, I'm not particularly crazy about the new show of his work at the Royal Academy.
Her subjects sit on the edge of swimming pools, sweep leaves, change lightbulbs and rearrange vases on shelves. Mundane domestic scenes they are, but ones that carry a very live undercurrent. The viewer/voyeur of Caroline Walker's paintings peeps into the lives of others.