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Author Sykes, Christopher Simon, 1948-
Title David Hockney : the biography, 1937-1975 / Christopher Simon Sykes.
Published New York : Nan A. Talese : Doubleday, 2012.
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 Floor3  N6797.H57 S95 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st United States ed.
Description xviii, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published: Hockney: the biography. London : Century, the Random House Group, 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents My parents -- Self-portrait -- Doll boy -- "We two boys clinging together" -- Man in a museum -- A Hollywood collection -- In the dull village -- A bigger splash -- Peter 1969 -- Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy -- Portrait of the artist -- Contrejour in the French style -- The rake's progress.
Summary An authorized account of the life and work of the influential British artist covers his education at the Royal College of Art, the role of the 1960s in shaping his vision, and his relationship with Peter Schlesinger during the turbulent emergence of gay rights.
Subject Hockney, David.
Artists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Related Names Hockney, David.
ISBN 9780385531443 (alk. paper)
0385531443 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 858619195