David Hockney

Words & Pictures
14 October  – 3 December

"THE OLD GUITARIST" FROM THE BLUE GUITAR 1976-77 ETCHING 20 3/4 X 18" © DAVID HOCKNEY PHOTO CREDIT: RICHARD SCHMIDT

Drawn from the British Council Collection, the exhibition presents four major suites of artists’ prints produced by David Hockney from 1961–1977. United by their reference to historical works of literature and art, these prints were produced during the first two decades of Hockney’s career when he established his international reputation as a Pop artist.

A selection of Hockney’s more personal works from the private collection of his brother John Hockney will accompany the exhibition.

Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is proud to present this major international exhibition in partnership with Tweed Regional Gallery. The exhibition will premiere at Tweed before travelling on to Katoomba.

A touring exhibition by the British Council, presented at Blue Mountains City Art Gallery in partnership with Tweed Regional Gallery

Image from: David Hockney: Words and Pictures
DAVID HOCKNEY  The Old Guitarist from “The Blue Guitar” 1976 – 1977, etching, edition of 200, 52.5 x 45.7 cm © David Hockney

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Public Programs

John Hockney Floor Talk and Film Screening
SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER 10.30AM – 2.30PM
FREE 

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Come along to hear John Hockney share insights on the David Hockney: Words & Pictures exhibition as well as personal stories from his recollections of David’s life. The talk will begin with an illustrated presentation in the Workshop Room, followed by a 30minute break and then a film screening of “David Hockney: The Bigger Picture” from 12.30pm – 2.30pm.

Entry to the Gallery will be free on Saturday 18 November.