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Hockney: The Biography Volume 1

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In this astounding first volume, Christopher Sykes explores the fascinating world of the most popular living artist in the world today.

David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movements of the last five decades. His story is one of precocious achievement at Bradford Art College, the Swinging 60s in London where he befriended many of the iconic cultural fig
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 24th 2011 by Century
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Jeff Howells
Feb 21, 2016 Jeff Howells rated it really liked it
The first of a 2 volume biography, it takes the story from birth to 1975 (and a very debauched evening at Glyndebourne). It's a well illustrated book (although frustratingly doesn't include every picture it writes about) and a surprisingly quick read...if and when the 2nd volume appears in paperback I'll snap it up.
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