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David Hockney

Painter, photographer, set designer, draughtsman, etcher, commercial artist, illustrator and college professor

Born
1937 in Bradford

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Biography

1953-1957 Bradford School of Art. 1959-1962 Royal College of Art, London, together with R. B. Kitaj and others. 1961 first trip to the United States. 1962 journey to Egypt. First solo exhibition in London. Encounter with Henry Geldzahler in New York. 1964 moves to Los Angeles. Teaches at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. 1965 teaches at the University of Colorado, Boulder. 1966-1967 teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968 moves to London. 1969 guest lecturer at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg. 1970 major retrospective in London. 1973-1975 lives in Paris. 1976 returns to Los Angeles. 1981 travels to China. 1988-89 major retrospective in Los Angeles, New York, and London.

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