Tag Archives: David Hockney

Magnificent Mayflower

One of the very first posts that I ever wrote for this blog, so just over a year ago now, was about the wonderful display of hawthorn – or Mayflower – that I had come across along the field edges … Continue reading

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Hockney’s A Bigger Picture – A Painter’s Viewpoint (Two Exhibitions: Part 2)

As promised in Two Exhibitions: Part 1 on the subject of Lucian Freud Portraits, here’s part two of my day out at London’s biggest exhibitions of the moment – this time David Hockney’s A Bigger Picture at the Royal Academy. … Continue reading

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On the very important role of Nature in the consciousness of humanity

              As a footnote to my post about David Hockney’s “A Bigger Picture” I have been inspired to write this spin-off post about the very great importance of our natural environment to all of us, … Continue reading

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