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|