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Oral history interview with David Hockney [videorecording] /, 1984 September 3

Interviewee:
Hockney, David, 1937-
Interviewer:
Weschler, Lawrence
Subject:
Archives of American Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Master: 10 videocassettes (U-matic) (20 min. each) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. + typescript summary (15 p.)
Duplicate: 4 videocassettes (3 hrs. 20 min.) (U-matic) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Edited version:"Selections": 1 videocassette (60 min.) (U-Matic) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Edited version: "Selections": 1 videocassette (60 min.) (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Audio only version: 4 sound cassettes : analog.
General Note:
Unedited master version filmed in ten twenty minute segments. Paul Karlstom, Archives of American Art's West Coast Regional Director, edited the master to a 60 minute version, labeled "Selections."
Summary:
An interview with David Hockney conducted 1984 Sept. 3, by Lawrence Weschler, for the Archives of American Art at Hockney's home and studio, Los Angeles, Calif.
Hockney discusses his work with photography, and more recently, painting. Topics covered include perspective, the depiction of the passage of time in an art work, the disintegration of the canvas' edge, and Hockney's rediscovery of the objectives of cubism, and the combining of western theories of cubism with the eastern philosophy used in scroll painting.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with David Hockney [videorecording] /, 1984 September 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, photographer; b. 1937.
Provenance:
This interview was conducted as part of AAA's Oral History/Video Project, with funding provided by Warner Communications, Inc.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Painters
Photographers
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6378
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215339
AAA_collcode_hockne84
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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