David Hockney is one of the best-known British artists of his generation. This exhibition, the largest in the history of the de Young, features approximately 300 works, including landscapes picturing the agrarian settings of his beloved England, as well as portraits of friends, colleagues, and family members. This installation also highlights his use of new technologies, from Photoshop portraits to digital videos that track the changing seasons, and bright landscapes created using the iPad.
The Textile Arts Council of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco is proud to present a lecture by Susan Tselos, an independent curator specializing in Haitian art.
Between 1999 and 2001, David Hockney and several of his studio associates became increasingly convinced that the Old Masters—starting with Ingres, but wending back past Vermeer, Caravaggio, and Lotto, all the way to Van Eyck and Brunelleschi (around 1420)—had used optical devices of various sorts (camera lucida, camera obscura, lenses, and concave mirrors) as crucial aids in their depictions of physical reality.
When fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York, they wait at the VIP lounge of the London airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life. Starring: Elizabeth Taylor (in Bulgari jewels), Richard Burton, and Louis Jourdan.
Director: Anthony Asquith, Writer: Terence Rattigan, 1963, 119 minutes
2003, 49 minutes, documentary