Visitors will see 116 new works by the artist, created in Normandy in 2020, during a period of intense creative activity during the global pandemic.
David Hockney remains one of the most important and inventive British artists of the 20th century. Throughout his career, he researched new technologies and explored various ways to create art, from his iPhone in 2007 to the introduction of the iPad and Stylus in 2010. The paintings on display were created by the artist on an iPad and then printed on paper under Hockney's personal supervision. As Hockney himself notes, working on the iPad requires professional drawing and coloring skills. A painting that has been printed much larger than the screen on which it was created will allow the viewer to see every mark and stroke of the artist's hand.