The countdown is on until the legendary British artist David Hockney reveals his latest paintings at the Royal Academy of Arts! The exhibition, showing from 2 July - 2 October, offers an up close and personal insight into Hockneys life in Los Angeles over the past few years. It consists of portraits of his friends, family and aquantences each created over a set time period of three days, a process Hockney describes as a ’20-hour exposure'. In each painting Hockney has chosen to use the same composition in order to put all focus into the personality of his sitter and by doing so ultimately challenges our perceptions of the value of portraiture in the 21st century.
We at SHED London photography studios already have our tickets to the show and cannot wait experience Hockney intimate snapshot of the LA Art World and the people who have crossed his path during his time there. Get your tickets asap as this is sure to sell out and would be an immense shame to miss.