Jul 1, 2016

A brush with genius: Sitting for David Hockney RA


An introduction to David Hockney RA

In just over two weeks, David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life opens.Watch an introduction to the exhibition with David Hockney or read our blog by friend of the artist Barry Humphries (Dame Edna Everage), about his experience sitting for a portrait. 
"Sometimes he gave a short grunt of satisfaction or looked up at his subject with a smile that told me it was going well." Barry Humphries
Friends Preview Days are now fully booked for this exhibition.
Exhibition opens to the public on 2 July.
Advanced booking is required to visit this exhibition.
Login here to view and book your free timed-entry slot. 

Barry Humphries is an actor, comedian, producer and writer. David Hockney is an English Painter , photographer, and a very important contributor to the Pop art movement of the 1960s, considered one of the most influential painter of 20th century  .

David Hockney painted Barry Humphries' portrait over 

three days, between 26 and 28 March 2015.

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