DAVID HOCKNEY – PLEASURES OF THE EYE

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 … Continue reading

DAVID HOCKNEY – JOINER PHOTOGRAPHS

“In the early 1980’s, English painter David Hockney began creating intricate photo collages that he called “joiners”. His earlier collages consisted of grid-like compositions made up of polaroid photographs. He then switched to photo lab-processed 35mm photographs and created collages that took on a shape of their own, creating abstract representations of the scenes he … Continue reading

Robert Mapplethorpe: A Photographer of Identity

An exclusive film profile of the controversial photographer. Robert Mapplethorpe was best known for his photographs of New York’s black homosexuals. His studies of nude black men were a shameless affirmation of gay sexuality. He has been credited with helping to formulate a sense of gay identity in New York but, as one of the … Continue reading

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