British painter David Hockney at the Orangerie Museum in Paris in front of his painting “A Year in Normandy”, a 91-metre-long artwork painted on an iPad during the 2020 lockdown. Photo: AFP
British painter David Hockney at the Orangerie Museum in Paris in front of his painting “A Year in Normandy”, a 91-metre-long artwork painted on an iPad during the 2020 lockdown. Photo: AFP
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British artist David Hockney, 84, pivots to iPad art – ‘photographs are very boring’ now, he says, though they used to be central to his work

  • His iPad has become David Hockney’s preferred way to make art, and an exhibition of the many works he created during lockdown kicks off in France on Wednesday
  • The British artist says landscapes remain an interesting subject for art but ‘you’ve got to make them a bit different – and that’s what I’ve tried to do’

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British painter David Hockney at the Orangerie Museum in Paris in front of his painting “A Year in Normandy”, a 91-metre-long artwork painted on an iPad during the 2020 lockdown. Photo: AFP
British painter David Hockney at the Orangerie Museum in Paris in front of his painting “A Year in Normandy”, a 91-metre-long artwork painted on an iPad during the 2020 lockdown. Photo: AFP
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