David Hockney valuations

David Hockney is an English painter and photographer known for his portraits and photo collages. Along with Andy Warhol, he also figured prominently during the pop art movement of 1960s. He also created set designs and etchings. In 2011, he was declared as Britain’s most influential artist of all time. He founded the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, established the David Hockney Foundation, and has authored several art books.

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What is David Hockney known for?

David Hockney is an English painter and photographer known for his portraits and photo collages. Along with Andy Warhol, he also figured prominently during the pop art movement of 1960s. He also created set designs and etchings. In 2011, he was declared as Britain’s most influential artist of all time. He founded the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, established the David Hockney Foundation, and has authored several art books. 

What auction houses (and galleries) have sold David Hockney’s items?

David Hockney’s works have been displayed all over the world, with many of his greatest paintings housed at the Tate Gallery in London. He has done several exhibitions and one-man shows throughout his career, in places such as the Whitechapel Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Academy of Arts, de Young Museum, and The Bowes Museum. Most of his works were sold through John Kasmin, who is a famous art dealer. The gallery Annely Juda Fine Art in London also carries some of his paintings for sale. One of his famous works auctioned by Christie’s is the Beverly Hills Housewife, which sold for USD $7.9 million.

What is the price range David Hockney’s items?

The artworks of David Hockney are priced between USD $300 for an etching on wove paper and about USD $8 million for canvas paintings. Next to Beverly Hills Housewife, which is Hockney’s most expensive masterpiece to date, he has also sold Flowers Sent as a Gift for almost USD $4 million, also through Christie’s.

Interesting info about David Hockney

David Hockney is admittedly gay, and he boldly explored the concept of gay love in some of his portraits. Two of his famous artworks that depict this subject are We Two Boys Together Clinging, which he created in 1961, and Domestic Scene, Los Angeles, which he made two years later.