David Hockney is an English painter, printmaker, stage designer and photographer, and one of the most important figures in modern art. He has worked in almost every medium, with his pieces selling for upwards of £5million. Most recently he has been at the forefront of the art world's digital revolution,producing incredible sketches on his iPhone and iPad, and it is this progressive thinking which has highlighted his genius, vigour and versatility as he approaches his 75th birthday. In this, the first volume of his biography detailing his life and work from 1937 to 1975, Christopher Simon Sykes explores the fascinating world of one of Britain's best-loved and most controversial artists.
Format: 363 pages, hardback