By David Hockney SKU:199174

David Hockney's 'Pool and Pink Pole,' painted in 1972, captures his signature style of vibrant colors and spatial play. The artwork depicts a serene California pool scene, adorned with a pink diving board that breaks the calm surface. Hockney's masterful use of color and composition evokes a sense of nostalgia and invites viewers into a dreamlike world. The painting is special for its fusion of realism and abstraction, inviting contemplation on the intersection of nature and human design, making it a timeless and captivating piece in Hockney's acclaimed portfolio."

42 cm

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Title: “”Exploring David Hockney’s ‘Pool and Pink Pole’: A Dive into Artistry””
Year Painted: 1972

David Hockney’s iconic painting, ‘Pool and Pink Pole,’ created in 1972, is a captivating masterpiece that brilliantly encapsulates the artist’s distinctive style and profound vision. This artwork is a vivid testament to Hockney’s unique ability to blend realism and abstraction, creating a harmonious dialogue between nature and human intervention.

The painting invites viewers into a sun-soaked California oasis, where a serene pool takes center stage. The titular pink pole, a striking element, juts into the scene, disrupting the tranquility of the water’s surface. Hockney’s meticulous attention to detail and his bold use of vibrant hues infuse the artwork with a sense of vitality and immediacy.

One of the painting’s exceptional qualities lies in its ability to capture a fleeting moment, freezing it in time for eternity. The ripples on the water’s surface and the interplay of light and shadow create a dynamic atmosphere that transports the viewer to that specific instant. Hockney’s exceptional technical prowess is evident in his manipulation of perspective and space, inviting us to delve deeper into the scene, making it an immersive experience.

‘Pool and Pink Pole’ is emblematic of Hockney’s exploration of the relationship between humans and their environment. The juxtaposition of the carefully designed pink pole against the natural backdrop of the pool raises questions about the impact of human intervention on nature’s tranquility. This theme resonates even more strongly in today’s world, making the painting remarkably relevant and thought-provoking.

The painting’s enduring appeal can be attributed to its ability to evoke nostalgia and contemplation. Hockney’s work has the power to transport viewers to a different time and place, evoking memories and emotions that lie dormant within us. The blend of realism and abstraction allows for multiple interpretations, inviting individuals to engage with the artwork on a personal and emotional level.

In the grand tapestry of Hockney’s illustrious career, ‘Pool and Pink Pole’ occupies a special place. Its ability to transcend time and its intrinsic resonance with the human experience make it a truly remarkable and unforgettable painting. As we delve into the layers of Hockney’s artistry and immerse ourselves in the world he has created, we come to appreciate the depth and significance of ‘Pool and Pink Pole,’ a true testament to the genius of David Hockney.

Original size:
63.5 x 53.3 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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