Big Stone

By David Hockney SKU:199196

David Hockney's 'Big Stone,' painted in 1967, stands as a remarkable example of his exploration of perspective and color. This iconic artwork captivates with its bold use of vibrant hues and innovative composition, showcasing Hockney's signature style. Its unique portrayal of a seemingly ordinary subject, a large rock, transforms into a profound meditation on perception and artistic expression. 'Big Stone' remains a pivotal piece in Hockney's oeuvre, exemplifying his revolutionary approach to depicting the world around us.

40 cm

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Total € 195

Title: “”David Hockney’s ‘Big Stone’: A Transcendent Exploration of Perspective and Color””

Year Painted: 1967

David Hockney, a visionary artist of the 20th century, crafted the iconic masterpiece ‘Big Stone’ in 1967. This seminal artwork stands as a testament to Hockney’s profound ability to challenge traditional notions of perspective and color, leaving an indelible mark on the world of modern art.

‘BIG STONE’ is an exquisite demonstration of Hockney’s unique artistic approach. With a captivating interplay of vibrant hues and an innovative composition, the painting takes a seemingly ordinary subject—a large stone—and elevates it into an extraordinary meditation on perception and artistic expression. Hockney’s bold and audacious use of color transforms the rock’s surface into a kaleidoscope of shades and tones, inviting viewers to question their preconceived notions of reality.

What makes ‘Big Stone’ especially remarkable is its role in shaping Hockney’s artistic trajectory. It marked a turning point in his career, showcasing his departure from traditional representational art. The painting’s bold experimentation with color and perspective paved the way for Hockney’s future explorations, influencing his iconic swimming pool series and beyond.

This masterpiece transcends its physical dimensions, beckoning viewers into a world where reality and imagination intertwine. ‘Big Stone’ challenges us to reconsider the way we perceive our surroundings, urging us to embrace the unexpected and find beauty in the mundane.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, ‘Big Stone’ holds historical significance as a hallmark of Hockney’s innovation within the Pop Art movement. Its influence reverberates through generations of artists who draw inspiration from his audacious techniques and unbounded creativity.

In conclusion, David Hockney’s ‘Big Stone,’ painted in 1967, is a testament to the artist’s groundbreaking exploration of perspective, color, and artistic representation. This extraordinary masterpiece defies conventions, inviting us to see the world through a new lens and leaving an indelible imprint on the landscape of contemporary art.

Original size:
152.4 x 122 cm (width x height)
Art styles:
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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