A Realistic Still Life

By David Hockney SKU:199178

David Hockney's ""A Realistic Still Life,"" painted in 1965, captivates with its meticulous detail and vibrant colors. This masterpiece stands as a testament to Hockney's prowess in merging realism with contemporary sensibilities. The painting's intricate depiction of everyday objects evokes a sense of intimacy and invites viewers to appreciate the beauty in the ordinary. Hockney's exceptional technique and innovative approach make this work a timeless gem, showcasing his ability to elevate the mundane into a realm of artistic significance.

50 cm

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Title: Vibrant Realism: Exploring David Hockney’s “”A Realistic Still Life””
Year Painted: 1965

David Hockney’s masterful creation, “”A Realistic Still Life,”” painted in 1965, stands as a vivid testament to his artistic genius. This captivating artwork seamlessly marries hyperrealism with contemporary aesthetics, inviting viewers into a world where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary.

Hockney’s meticulous attention to detail is showcased in every element of the composition. From the meticulously rendered fruit to the carefully arranged objects, each facet exudes a lifelike quality that borders on the surreal. The vibrant colors and impeccable precision create an almost dreamlike atmosphere, blurring the line between reality and artistry.

In this piece, Hockney captures the essence of everyday life, elevating mundane objects into a realm of artistic significance. The viewer is invited to contemplate the beauty in simplicity, to revel in the play of light on the glass and the tactile textures of the fruit’s skin. Through this, Hockney challenges conventional notions of still life, infusing it with vitality and modernity.

What makes “”A Realistic Still Life”” particularly special is Hockney’s innovative approach to composition and technique. The deliberate arrangement of objects within the canvas creates a harmonious balance that guides the viewer’s gaze. This thoughtful placement, combined with his skillful use of perspective, adds depth and dimensionality to the painting. The vibrant palette and intricate brushwork further emphasize Hockney’s dedication to capturing not just the physical likeness, but the emotional resonance of the scene.

This artwork holds a timeless quality that continues to captivate art enthusiasts and scholars alike. It showcases Hockney’s ability to bridge the gap between traditional artistic techniques and contemporary sensibilities, inviting us to appreciate the intersection of the everyday and the extraordinary. “”A Realistic Still Life”” remains an iconic representation of Hockney’s artistic legacy, a testament to his ability to infuse art with a sense of wonder and enchantment.

Original size:
121.9 x 121.9 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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