David Hockney – one of Britain’s best-known and most acclaimed contemporary artists – has a new show in Paris. It’s called ‘Fleurs Fraiches’ (Fresh Flowers) and features his floral paintings created on iPhone and iPad. The work is displayed not on canvas, but on numerous iPads on the exhibition hall walls.
In a recent article on the show and Hockney’s conversion to iDevices, the BBC refers to him as ‘the boyish grand old man of Pop Art’. Here’s how impressed Hockney is with the iPad’s role in his art:
Who wouldn’t want one? Picasso or Van Gogh would have snapped one up …
For lots more detail on Hockney’s new show and his thoughts on art and iDevices, check out my post at my little sister site: http://justiphoneart.com/digital-art-events-and-shows/hockney-on-the-allure-of-the-ipad-for-artists-picasso-or-van-gogh-would-have-snapped-one-up/