First comprehensive exhibition of works in Austria

Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien shows »David Hockney: INSIGHTS«

For more than 60 years, David Hockney has experimented with painting and drawing, most recently with his pictures painted on the iPad. Starting on February 10, the Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien will be devoting itself to one of the most important artists of our time in the work show David Hockney: INSIGHTS.

February 09, 2022
David Hockney, Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy, 1970-1971
Tate: Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1971 © David Hockney Photo: Tate
David Hockney, Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy, 1970–1971

In cooperation with the Tate, the Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien has created the first comprehensive exhibition in Austria of the work of one of the most important contemporary artists: David Hockney: INSIGHTS presents the multifaceted oeuvre of David Hockney (*1937). From his swimming pool paintings to his experiments with the iPad, visitors can trace the artist's development. The former date back to the 1960s, when Hockney was already addressing the issue of homosexuality at a time when it was still considered a criminal offense in his native Great Britain. The exhibition opens on February 10 and can be visited until June 19, 2022.

Who would like to experience the already fully booked Vernissage on today 09 February nevertheless, can do this digitally: The Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien is offering interested parties the opportunity to experience the opening from 6:30 p.m. onwards via live stream.Art.Salon

David Hockney, Two Boys in a Pool, Hollywood, 1965
Privatsammlung, Belgien © David Hockney
David Hockney, Two Boys in a Pool, Hollywood, 1965
David Hockney The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011 (twenty eleven) – 29 January, 2011
Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels © David Hockney
David Hockney, The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011 (twenty eleven) – 29 January, 2011

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