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The Hockneys
The Hockneys

The Hockneys

Never Worry What the Neighbours Think

ART

256 Pages, 6.14 x 9.21

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $39.95 (US $39.95) (CA $53.95)

Publication Date: March 2020

ISBN 9781789550733

Rights: US, CA, AU & NZ

Legend Times Group (Mar 2020)
Legend Press

Price: $39.95
 
 

Overview

"Never Worry What the Neighbors Think" was the philosophy that Kenneth Hockney used to inspire his children–David, one of the world's greatest living artists, and siblings John, Paul, Philip, and Margaret–to each choose their own route in life.The Hockneys is a never before seen insight into the lives of the family by youngest brother John, from growing up in the Second World War in Bradford to their diverse lives across three continents. Hardship, success, and complex relationships are poignantly illustrated by both famous and private pictures and paintings from David Hockney.With a rare and spirited look into the lives of an ordinary family with extraordinary stories, we begin to understand the creative freedom that led to their successful careers and the launchpad for an artist's work that continues to inspire generations across the world.

Reviews

"He has a view of me no one else has." —David Hockney

"Promises to examine the close and complex relationships between the family members, as well revealing more about the life of one of Britain's best-loved artists." —Guardian

"A charming account." —Telegraph