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David Hockney

Born Bradford, 1937

Born 1937 in Bradford. Hockney studied at Bradford School of Art and the Royal Academy of

Art. He rapidly acquired fame as a founding member of the British Pop Art movement. He

subsequently earned the soubriquet as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth

century; his retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain in 2017 attracted 478,022 visitors, a record

for a British artist.

Untitled No. 21 from The Yosemite Suite