David Hockney

11 People From Yorkshire We Should All Be Thankful For Gracing This World

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK

Yorkshire Day is upon us once again, a day to celebrate everything that’s great about the region modestly known as God’s Own County. And if you we...

Queer British Art

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

Duncan Grant, Bathing, 1911 In a week where three gay men have been murdered in Chechnya, and another 100 rounded up, the tone deaf Janet Street Por...

Review: David Hockney, Royal Academy 'A Disappointment'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

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.

Sartorial Serendipity at 34 Montagu Square

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

It's a story of serendipity. Beatie Wolfe, singer songwriter and digital pioneer of the NFC-launched album Montagu Square met me at, well, 34 Montagu...

David Hockney: Early Drawings

Bob Chaundy | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Bob Chaundy

David Hockney: Early Drawings is a feast of a show and a fine way in which to introduce Waterman's eponymous gallery's new grand location in the heart of London's Mayfair

Caroline Frost

DOCUMENTARY: David Hockney 'Not Trusted By Critics Because He's So Popular'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Art critics are suspicious of David Hockney because he’s so popular, according to filmmaker Randall Wright. Randall, the director of ‘Hockney...

Cause Of Death Of Hockney's Assistant Revealed

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

David Hockney's assistant died after drinking acid at the painter's home, an inquest has been told. Dominic Elliott, 23, had taken cocaine, ecstasy...

Bad Intent: Caroline Walker's Paintings Give an Uneasy Edge to the Lifestyles of the rich and fabulous

Martin Newman | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Martin Newman

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.

Paint It Black: Art Hits the Canvas

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Durham-born Neil Stokoe, a painter whose quarried face stares balefully at the world, has described his work as 'fatalistic', but he does not go far enough.

Mystery Surrounds Death Of David Hockney's Assistant

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

A post-mortem examination has shown "no obvious natural causes" for the death of David Hockney's personal assistant, Dominic Elliott. The 23-year-...

David Hockney's 23-Year-old Close Friend & Assistant Dies In Scarborough Hospital

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

David Hockney's studio assistant and close friend has died after being taken to hospital from the painter's east Yorkshire home. Dominic Elliott di...

Tate Liverpool Goes Glam

Posted 10.04.2013 | Home

The glam era of the mid-1970s is the subject of a new exhibition at Tate Liverpool. Featuring work by David Hockney, Andy Warhol and Cindy Sherman,...

Gallery Invites Visitors To Paint Their Own Picture

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | Home

Art gallery visitors became the artists today as they were invited to draw on walls normally hung with priceless masterpieces. York Art Gallery was...

A Queen's Bounty: Original Art By Hockney, Emin And Grayson Perry Gifted To Monarch

Posted 16.02.2013 | Home

Between celebrating her Jubilee, making her acting debut and receiving news of her first great grandchild, 2012 has been a rather splendid year for th...

Sam Parker

2012's Biggest Art Moments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home

What have been your biggest art stories of the past 12 months? Picking just ten was difficult. In a year that saw London show off the best of Briti...

Sam Parker

Cultural Icon Of The Year: Cast Your Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 03.02.2013 | Home

After 430 years observing the Gregorian calendar, we've become a species of habits. At this time of year chief among them is looking back on the pr...

A Sadder Picture: Hockney's Beloved Tree Trunk Ruined By Vandals

Posted 19.01.2013 | Home

UPDATED - 20/11/12 It was the simple tree trunk that helped inspire one of Britain's biggest art shows, but now David Hockney's beloved 'totem' has...

Did David Cameron Draw This Chicken?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | Home

Can you tell which of those postcards has been designed by famous artists, sports stars and even the Prime Minister? Postcard-sized artworks by Tra...

Remembering Robert: Eight Videos Of Hughes At His Best

Posted 07.10.2012 | Home

Whether it's explaining the purpose of art sat outside the Eiffel Tower or growling at anyone who believes Andy Warhol was a great artist, Robert Hugh...

5:7:5 The News in Haikus

Graeme Keeton | Posted 27.08.2012 | Home
Graeme Keeton

In response to the kid who defined a haiku in a haiku recently, I've translated a few stories from around The Huffington Post UK.

Animal Muses: The Pets Of Famous Writers And Artists

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 15.08.2012 | Home

Hermoine Granger's beloved Crookshanks, Bill Sikes' bull terrier Bulls-eye, Fern Arable from Charlotte's Web and her pig Wilbur - pets appear all over...

Couple Donate Personal Art Collection To The Tate

PA | Posted 29.07.2012 | Home

Mercedes and Ian Stoutzker have donated a collection to the Tate A collection of modern art has been given to the nation by a pair of prominent p...

Reunited: Hockney And The Queen Meet Again

PA | Posted 22.07.2012 | Home

The Queen will meet David Hockney for the second time in two days during a trip to the Royal Academy of Arts today. The artist will be among those ...

Freud Show Opening Till Midnight To Cope With Demand

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 30.06.2012 | Home

A record-breaking show of Lucian Freud paintings will open until midnight for three days to cope with unprecedented visitor numbers. The exhibition...

April's Unmissable Art Shows

ArtFinder | Jen Bayne | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Your guide to the unmissable art around the UK, brought to you with ArtFinder. This month... London. New exhibitions: From Gillian Wearing at th...