Illustration of David Hockney. Black and white. Illustration by Belfast artist Peter Strain.

David Hockney:
I draw, I do

A new exhibition by artist David Hockney is now open at the MAC. It is the first significant presentation of David Hockney’s work in Ireland.

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Date: 19 Aug 2016 - 16 Oct 2016
Time: Mon - Sun, 10am to 7pm
Space: Tall Gallery
Price: £3 suggested donation

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About the Artist

David Hockney

Hockney is a painter, printmaker, photographer and designer. The MAC presents this Hockney exhibition in advance of the many celebrations that will happen next year to mark the artist's 80th birthday. At the core of all of Hockney’s work is a commitment to the critical importance of the act of drawing. David Hockney felt a compulsion to draw and paint the world around him from an early age. He became a familiar sight in the streets where he lived pushing a pram of art materials to enable him to work outside.

Black and White portrait of David Hockney - illustrative style.



The Irish Times

" excellent show, modest in scale but ambitious in scope."

The Thin Air

"Hockney’s is a career that sees no hint of slowing down, and this show begs the question ‘why would it?’"

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