David Hockney animation

You can venture inside David Hockney’s pastel-hued world in this new stop-motion animation, produced by Tate Britain to mark the Pop Art master’s retrospective.

The British artist, who turns 80 this year, is famous for his vibrant scenes that capture life in the Californian suburbs. Animator Thomas Harnett O’Meara has added ripples to Hockney’s signature swimming pools and turned on the grass sprinklers to water the manicured lawns. The artist himself even makes a cameo, gazing up towards the sky.

David Hockney animation
A still from the David Hockney animation by Thomas Harnett O’Meara

Hockney’s show at London’s Tate Britain is the largest survey of his work ever held, with more than 250 works on display until 29 May.

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