Videos on the arts, featuring the artists
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”A painting must always move beyond its subject,” says British painter Michael Simpson, who sees the practice of painting as ”giving form to an idea.” Hear how he, David Hockney and 6 other painters work with the classical art form.
British artist David Hockney talks about the hidden role of photography in art history and the problem of preserving human knowledge in the digital age.
How creative are you with your iPad? Here's a chance to see the influential British artist David Hockney at work, as he uses his iPad to make a drawing of his surroundings in a museum cafe.
"I just happen to be an artist who uses the iPad, I'm not an iPad artist. It's just a medium. But I am aware of the revolutionary aspects of it, and it's implications." In this interview artist David Hockney explains what a medium such as the iPad means to him.
In this video David Hockney meditates on the concept of seeing. On depicting spring, on Picasso's owl that thrills us, on Photoshop and on why magazine images today are so dull - and on the similarities between seat belts and bondage.
“My sister once said to me she thought space was God. I thought that was rather poetic in a way.” Interview with David Hockney about his endeavour to capture Grand Canyon as a spatial experience in a painting.
In this interview, 74-year-old artist David Hockney defends smoking and talks about how important the joy of life is to your health and your creativity.