One the most original creative talents of our age, David Hockney believes it is his duty as an artist to give pleasure. Filmed at his home in California and at exhibitions of his work in London, Rotterdam and Munich, Hockney gives a thoughtful exposition of several aspects of his work, relating specific examples to both personal experience and artistic endeavour.

Although he has been termed a pop artist by some, Hockney’s work defies categorization, as a tour of his studio reveals. Here, Hockney talks about his philosophy towards art and life, and guides the viewer through a number of his paintings.

His warmth and humanity, together with the colourful beauty of his work, make this a truly memorable documentary. Read more…


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