A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen by David Hockney, Martin Gayford
In a collaboration with art critic Martin Gayford, David Hockney explores the many ways that artists have pictured the world, sharing sparkling insights and ideas that will delight every art lover and art maker.
In this book, Hockney gets at the roots of visual expression and technique through hundreds of images — from cave paintings to frames from movies — that are reproduced. It’s a joyful celebration of one of humanity’s oldest impulses.
"This wonderful book, lavishly illustrated, comprises conversations between Hockney and Gayford about the making of art, from the caves of Lascaux to today." - The Guardian.
A lavishly illustrated dialogue between the David Hockney and the art critic Martin Gayford. - New York Times. “I’ve always noticed shadows simply because there weren’t many in Bradford” - David Hockney.