David Hockney on a personal virtual journey through 60 years

David Hockney on a personal virtual journey through 60 years

David Hockney Bigger and Closer

About David Hockney: Larger & Closer

The variation about this new exhibition is it has no drawings or paintings and yet it is all about drawing and painting and the processes Hockney employs and has made use of to produce his artwork.

Using huge-scale projection in a exceptional new area, David Hockney requires us on a individual journey by sixty many years of his artwork.
Lightroom’s broad partitions and innovative audio process enable us to encounter the world via Hockney’s eyes.
His lifestyle-very long fascination with the opportunities of new media is supplied vivid expression in a show that invites us to glimpse more intently, more truly and extra joyously.

It features:

  • the generation of a digital truth utilizing immersive audio and visual strategies to information readers into Hockney’s world
  • a commentary by Hockney
  • a specially composed rating by American composer Nico Muhly
  • 6 themed chapters

“I’m ordinarily drawing or painting, it’s all I want to do now”

There are 6 main topics which are examined in this exhibition / knowledge which replicate his many and different interests and projects more than the final 60 yrs or more.

  • how he experiments with point of view
  • how he works by using photography as a way of ‘drawing with a camera’
  • how he records the passing of time utilizing:
    • polaroid collages of paying out time with people today and 
    • the pleasure of spring (on his iPad) in the Yorkshire Wolds
  • why paint is the only medium to thoroughly convey the hugeness of the Grand Canyon
  • driving up his audio-visible Wagner Travel into the San Gabriel Mountains
  • an opera which features animated re-creations of his stage patterns


View an job interview with David Hockney about this exhibition on the BBC web page.

The BBC’s Katie Razzall spoke with the 85-year-aged as he put the ending touches to his present at its new venue, Lightroom, in London’s Kings Cross.

You can find a substantial crew which has been operating on this a few yr job – and you can obtain the credits on the webpage.

Exhibition information

  • Internet site: https://lightroom.uk/whats-on/david-hockney/
  • Dates: 25 January – 23 April 2023
  • Venue: The Lightroom, 12 Lewis Cubitt Sq., London, N1C 4DY (this is an 8 moment stroll from Kings Cross and London St Pancras stations)
  • Tickets: £25 in the course of the working day more high priced in the evening
    • discounts for teams
    • can be booked in progress – and some dates and moments presently have lower availability (for these who like to have noticed the “must see” present just before everyone else)
    • pre-booked tickets can be exchanged for a different time slot of a distinctive date or a credit score observe
    • ALL TICKETS ARE E-TICKETS AND EMAILED TO YOU

About The Lightroom

Lightroom is positioned in King’s Cross on Lewis Cubitt Square, adjacent to Coal Drops Garden and Central St Martin’s. It was built by Haworth Tompkins as a sister house to the award-successful Bridge Theatre. Together with a generous Foyer and reward store, the house also contains a bar and seating area operate by St John.

Lightroom is

  • a joint enterprise between 59 Productions and London Theatre Enterprise.
  • backed by a group of investors led by Danny Cohen, President of Obtain Enjoyment, and Mike Sherwood, former CEO of Goldman Sachs International.