David Hockney (born 1937 in Bradford) is one of the most influential and technically versatile artists living today. This new publication gathers some of his most defining work from the 1960s to the present, including major works in the Tate collection. From early graphic cycles, double portraits and iconic pool paintings through to his photo collages, plein air landscapes, iPad drawings, and multimedia installations, the volume documents central themes and genres in Hockney's oeuvre, as well as his constant experimentation. Original essays by renowned critics and commentators illuminate the artist's search for new forms of expression, the topographical and biographical reference points of his work, the technical innovation of his painting and printmaking, as well as his approach to new media.David Hockney, born in 1937 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, studied art at Bradford College of Art and Royal College of Art, London. Since the 1960s, he has lived and worked alternately in Los Angeles, Yorkshire, London, Paris, and Normandy. In 2018, one of his swimming pool paintings sold at auction for over $90 million, briefly making him the most expensive contemporary artist.