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David Hockney : A Bigger Exhibition (Hardcover) (Richard Benefield & Lawrence Weschler & Sarah Howgate &
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Now available in a new edition, this lavishlyillustrated book captures the grand scale andvibrant color of David Hockney's work of the21st century. In the past decade, having returned to England after years onthe California coast, David Hockney has focused his attentionon landscapes and portraits, as well as still lifes, all the whilemaintaining his fascination with digital technology. The resultingwork is an extravagance of color and light, ranging in dimensionfrom billboard- to letter-size. This lush and impeccably producedbook features more than 200 full-color works of art from museumcollections and Hockney's private studio, including such majorrecent works as The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate Wood andBigger Yosemite. It also includes illustrations of some of his iPaddrawings and self-portraits, along with film stills from the artist's"Cubist" movies. Hockney's own insight into this latest chapterof his career is found in his illuminating essay on perspective andis accompanied by thoughtful commentaries by renowned criticLawrence Weschler and art historian Sarah Howgate.