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David Hockney
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Artist
    (July 9, 1937- )
    Resides in California
    Paintings include ‘A Bigger Splash,’ ‘Pearblossom Highway,’ ‘Man Taking Shower in Beverly Hills,’ ‘Portrait of Nick Wilder,’ ‘A Lawn Being Sprinkled,’ ‘Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures),’ ‘Nichols Canyon,’ ‘Tea Paintings,’ ‘Love Paintings’ and ‘We Two Boys Clinging Together’
    Known for his paintings of swimming pools
    He was a lousy student.
    He shocked his Sunday school teachers by drawing caricatures of Jesus.
    His favorite childhood foods were ‘homemade Spam’ and ‘pork dripping.’
    As a young man, he frequented sleazy sex clubs.
    He became addicted to Valium when his boyfriend left him.
    Some accuse his work of being shallow and prurient.
    He angered the art community by claiming that history’s great painters traced their images.
    He resembles Phil Donahue with even bigger glasses.
    He is skilled at photo-collage as well as painting.
    He designed many sets for major opera houses.
    He is open about his homosexuality.
    He uses humor and sexual imagery in his art.
    He was friends with Andy Warhol and Dennis Hopper.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro


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