David Hockney on a personal virtual journey through 60 years
David Hockney Bigger and Closer

About David Hockney: Greater & Nearer

The variance about this new exhibition is it contains no drawings or paintings and but it is all about drawing and portray and the processes Hockney works by using and has used to build his art.

Utilizing huge-scale projection in a amazing new area, David Hockney usually takes us on a own journey as a result of sixty many years of his artwork.
Lightroom’s large walls and revolutionary sound program permit us to expertise the earth through Hockney’s eyes.
His existence-extended fascination with the options of new media is supplied vivid expression in a clearly show that invitations us to search additional closely, extra definitely and far more joyously.

It characteristics:

  • the creation of a digital actuality employing immersive audio and visual strategies to guidebook people into Hockney’s entire world
  • a commentary by Hockney
  • a specially composed rating by American composer Nico Muhly
  • six themed chapters

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

There are six key matters which are examined in this exhibition / experience which mirror his several and numerous passions and initiatives around the past 60 years or more.

  • how he experiments with point of view
  • how he utilizes photography as a way of ‘drawing with a camera’
  • how he documents the passing of time using:
    • polaroid collages of expending time with individuals and 
    • the joy of spring (on his iPad) in the Yorkshire Wolds
  • why paint is the only medium to adequately convey the hugeness of the Grand Canyon
  • driving up his audio-visible Wagner Push into the San Gabriel Mountains
  • an opera which incorporates animated re-creations of his phase designs

Check out an interview with David Hockney about this exhibition on the BBC site.

The BBC’s Katie Razzall spoke with the 85-year-old as he set the finishing touches to his clearly show at its new location, Lightroom, in London’s Kings Cross.

You will find a massive staff which has been functioning on this 3 yr project – and you can obtain the credits on the webpage.

Exhibition specifics

  • Web site: https://lightroom.uk/whats-on/david-hockney/
  • Dates: 25 January – 23 April 2023
  • Location: The Lightroom, 12 Lewis Cubitt Square, London, N1C 4DY (this is an 8 moment wander from Kings Cross and London St Pancras stations)
  • Tickets: £25 during the working day extra high-priced in the evening
    • discounts for teams
    • can be booked in advance – and some dates and periods now have low availability (for people who like to have found the “have to see” display right before everybody else)
    • pre-booked tickets can be exchanged for a distinctive time slot of a unique day or a credit history note

About The Lightroom

Lightroom is found 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 room to the award-successful Bridge Theatre. Along with a generous Lobby and reward store, the area also incorporates a bar and seating location run by St John.

Lightroom is

  • a joint enterprise among 59 Productions and London Theatre Company.
  • backed by a group of traders led by Danny Cohen, President of Entry Enjoyment, and Mike Sherwood, previous CEO of Goldman Sachs Worldwide.

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