David Hockney on a personal virtual journey through 60 years

David Hockney on a personal virtual journey through 60 years

David Hockney Bigger and Closer

About David Hockney: Even bigger & Nearer

The distinction about this new exhibition is it contains no drawings or paintings and nonetheless it is all about drawing and painting and the procedures Hockney makes use of and has used to create his art.

Employing huge-scale projection in a remarkable new place, David Hockney normally takes us on a private journey via sixty yrs of his art.
Lightroom’s vast walls and groundbreaking seem process enable us to encounter the planet through Hockney’s eyes.
His everyday living-extensive fascination with the options of new media is specified vivid expression in a clearly show that invites us to look additional closely, more actually and more joyously.

It functions:

  • the development of a digital truth working with immersive audio and visible techniques to guidebook readers into Hockney’s planet
  • a commentary by Hockney
  • a specifically composed rating by American composer Nico Muhly
  • six themed chapters

“I’m generally drawing or portray, it’s all I want to do now”

There are six main subjects which are examined in this exhibition / expertise which reflect his several and several pursuits and jobs in excess of the previous 60 years or far more.

  • how he experiments with standpoint
  • how he uses photography as a way of ‘drawing with a camera’
  • how he information the passing of time employing:
    • polaroid collages of spending time with people and 
    • the pleasure of spring (on his iPad) in the Yorkshire Wolds
  • why paint is the only medium to effectively express the hugeness of the Grand Canyon
  • driving up his audio-visible Wagner Push into the San Gabriel Mountains
  • an opera which consists of animated re-creations of his stage layouts

Look at an interview with David Hockney about this exhibition on the BBC web site.

The BBC’s Katie Razzall spoke with the 85-yr-previous as he put the ending touches to his clearly show at its new venue, Lightroom, in London’s Kings Cross.

There is a big group which has been doing work on this three 12 months job – and you can come across the credits on the webpage.

Exhibition details

  • Site: https://lightroom.united kingdom/whats-on/david-hockney/
  • Dates: 25 January – 23 April 2023
  • Location: The Lightroom, 12 Lewis Cubitt Sq., London, N1C 4DY (this is an 8 minute stroll from Kings Cross and London St Pancras stations)
  • Tickets: £25 all through the day much more expensive in the night
    • discount rates for teams
    • can be booked in progress – and some dates and situations now have lower availability (for those people who like to have found the “have to see” show prior to most people else)
    • pre-booked tickets can be exchanged for a various time slot of a distinct day or a credit history be aware

About The Lightroom

Lightroom is located in King’s Cross on Lewis Cubitt Square, adjacent to Coal Drops Property and Central St Martin’s. It was intended by Haworth Tompkins as a sister place to the award-winning Bridge Theatre. Alongside with a generous Lobby and present shop, the space also consists of a bar and seating space run by St John.

Lightroom is

  • a joint enterprise amongst 59 Productions and London Theatre Business.
  • backed by a team of traders led by Danny Cohen, President of Accessibility Enjoyment, and Mike Sherwood, previous CEO of Goldman Sachs Global.