Gladioli with Two Oranges

By David Hockney SKU:199151

David Hockney's "Gladioli with Two Oranges," painted in 1976, is a remarkable artwork that captivates with its vibrant colors and bold composition. This masterpiece showcases Hockney's unique perspective and artistic skill, blending realism and abstraction. The meticulous detailing of the gladioli flowers and oranges is juxtaposed against the abstract background, creating a harmonious yet intriguing visual contrast. This painting is special not only for its aesthetic appeal but also for its representation of Hockney's innovative approach to art, making it a standout piece in his renowned body of work.

40 cm

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Total € 195

Title: “”David Hockney’s Gladioli with Two Oranges: A Captivating Floral Masterpiece””

Year Painted: 1976

David Hockney’s “”Gladioli with Two Oranges,”” created in 1976, stands as a captivating testament to the artist’s ingenuity and mastery. This exceptional artwork showcases Hockney’s distinctive blend of realism and abstraction, a hallmark of his creative style.

In this composition, Hockney skillfully captures the vibrant essence of gladioli flowers and oranges with meticulous attention to detail. The vivid hues of the petals and the radiant orange tones of the fruit evoke a sense of lifelike presence. These elements are set against an abstract backdrop, where bold brushstrokes and vivid colors meld, emphasizing the artist’s innovative prowess.

The year 1976 marked a significant juncture in Hockney’s career. His exploration of form and color took a bold leap with “”Gladioli with Two Oranges.”” The painting’s intricate interplay between the tangible and the abstract serves as a testament to Hockney’s evolving artistic vision.

What sets this painting apart is its ability to engage viewers on multiple levels. On one hand, the meticulous rendering of the gladioli and oranges demonstrates Hockney’s technical finesse. On the other, the juxtaposition of these elements against the abstract background invites contemplation, urging us to decipher the relationship between representation and interpretation.

“”Gladioli with Two Oranges”” encapsulates Hockney’s creative philosophy, where traditional subject matter is reimagined through a modern lens. The painting’s brilliance lies not just in its visual appeal, but also in its representation of an artist pushing the boundaries of conventional artistry.

This masterpiece’s enduring allure is evidenced by its continued resonance in the art world and beyond. It serves as a reminder of Hockney’s legacy and his profound influence on contemporary artistic expression. The painting’s ability to evoke both admiration and introspection cements its status as a truly special and iconic work within David Hockney’s illustrious repertoire.

Original size:
81.2 x 65.4 cm (width x height)
Art styles:
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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