David Hockney at The Royal Academy of Arts
Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of visitors worldwide. Now entering his ninth decade Hockney shows absolutely no evidence of slowing down or losing his trademark boldness.
Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney himself, this revealing documentary captures the voice of the artist. Spread out over five years, focusing on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, this award-winning documentary demonstrates the creativity and output of a prolific artist who never shies from engaging with modern technologies showing that even art on an iPad can be simply fantastic in the hands of a great artist. It’s the unpredictability of Hockney that contributes to his uniqueness. Director Phil Grabsky secured privileged access to craft this cinematic celebration of a 21st- century master of creativity.
Britain’s most popular artist David Hockney shows absolutely no evidence of slowing down. Director Phil Grabsky secured in-depth interviews and privileged access to Hockney’s two recent landmark Royal Academy exhibitions and creates a must-see film.