David Hockney's Biography
David Hockney is a British painter, printmaker, photographer, and stage designer. He was born in 1937 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, where he attended Bradford College of Art from 1953 to 1957. After completing his studies, Hockney moved to London, where he was accepted into the Royal College of Art. He was part of the Young Contemporaries movement, along with fellow pop artists such as Peter Blake and R. B. Kitaj. Hockney's works were heavily influenced by Pop Art, and he is perhaps best known for his series of vibrant, stylised pool paintings. He has also explored photography, video, and printmaking, producing images that often focus on his friends and family. Hockney has shown his work in numerous international exhibitions, and his works are held in the collections of major museums around the world.