Beach Umbrella

By David Hockney SKU:199221

David Hockney's "Beach Umbrella," painted in the year 1971, captivates with its vibrant hues and bold brushwork. This masterpiece stands as a striking representation of Hockney's iconic poolside scenes. The painting exudes a sense of leisure and nostalgia, inviting viewers into a sun-soaked world of leisure and relaxation. Its distinctive composition and meticulous detailing showcase Hockney's mastery, making "Beach Umbrella" a timeless and cherished artwork that continues to resonate with art enthusiasts and collectors alike.

54 cm

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Title: Capturing Leisure: David Hockney’s Beach Umbrella (1971)

Year Painted: 1971

David Hockney’s “”Beach Umbrella,”” a captivating masterpiece painted in 1971, stands as a quintessential representation of Hockney’s iconic poolside scenes. This artwork holds a unique place in art history, drawing viewers into a world of vibrant colors, nostalgia, and meticulous craftsmanship.

Hockney’s “”Beach Umbrella”” encapsulates the essence of a sun-soaked leisurely day, inviting us to bask in its warm, inviting atmosphere. The painting’s bold brushwork and vivid hues create an immediate sense of joy and relaxation. The carefully rendered details, from the intricate folds of the umbrella to the play of light on the water, showcase Hockney’s exceptional skill and attention to composition.

The year 1971 marked a pivotal moment in Hockney’s career. Already celebrated for his distinctive style, he continued to push artistic boundaries, experimenting with perspective and color. “”Beach Umbrella”” exemplifies his exploration of how light interacts with water and surrounding elements, capturing a fleeting moment with timeless resonance.

Beyond its visual allure, “”Beach Umbrella”” holds cultural significance. It captures the spirit of a carefree era, an ode to leisure and simple pleasures. Its popularity endures as a symbol of Hockney’s ability to infuse everyday scenes with a sense of wonder. The painting’s universal appeal speaks to its ability to evoke a shared sense of nostalgia and longing for a bygone time.

In the context of Hockney’s broader body of work, “”Beach Umbrella”” serves as a cornerstone. It embodies the artist’s thematic exploration of leisure, space, and human interaction with the environment. Its influence can be seen in subsequent generations of artists who have been inspired by Hockney’s innovative approach to capturing the world around us.

As we reflect on the lasting impact of “”Beach Umbrella,”” it becomes evident why this painting is treasured. Its ability to transport us to a specific moment, to stir emotions and evoke memories, is a testament to the power of art. David Hockney’s “”Beach Umbrella”” remains not only a remarkable representation of his talent but also a cherished reminder of the beauty and depth that art can bring to our lives.

Original size:
92.7 x 124.4 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
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Maximum order width:
122 cm

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