Short Film

David Hockney

‘I like perversity’: David Hockney on not being mainstream and why he doesn't care

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist discusses why he pursued illustration when others deemed it unworthy

David Hockney

Caravaggio used a camera? David Hockney's controversial claim reframes narrative of Western art history

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist discusses how mirrors and lenses were used by Old Masters to create proto-photographic images

David Hockney

Who is the most famous US artist of the 20th century? David Hockney explains his choice

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist talks about the art he believes remains fresh and memorable today

David Hockney

‘There might be another life after death’: David Hockney on mortality

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist talks about religion, spirituality and what happens when you die

Video, film & new media

David Hockney’s secret to interesting images

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist explains why one should never concentrate too much on a central subject

David Hockney

‘Painting, reading and a few nights of nice sex’: David Hockney on his daily life

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist discusses the

David Hockney

'It engulfs everything': David Hockney on nature

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist discusses the woodland setting of one of his plein-air paintings