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

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Hockney, David, 1937-  Search this
Weschler, Lawrence  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
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Physical Description:
Master: 10 videocassettes (U-matic) (20 min. each) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. + typescript summary (15 p.); 4 Videocassettes (U-matic), Duplicate (3 hrs. 20 min.), sd., col., 3/4 in.; 1 Item, Edited version:"Selections": 1 videocassette (60 min.) (U-Matic), sd., col., 3/4 in.; 2 Items, Edited version: "Selections": 2 videocassettes (60 min.) (VHS), sd., col., 1/2 in.; 4 Sound cassettes, Audio only version, 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."
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.<br /> 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.
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.
Language Note:
English .
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
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Photographers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
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Archives of American Art