Study for “L’Enfant et le Sortilege

By David Hockney SKU:199193

David Hockney's "Study for L'Enfant et le Sortilege," painted in 1983, is a captivating masterpiece. This artwork, a study for the opera's set design, captures the essence of Ravel's enchanting tale. Hockney's vibrant colors and dynamic composition breathe life into the characters and scenes, evoking a whimsical atmosphere. The painting's fusion of art and music offers a unique sensory experience, making it a truly remarkable piece in Hockney's oeuvre.

52 cm

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Title: “”David Hockney’s Enchanting Study for ‘L’Enfant et le Sortilege'””

Year Painted: 1983

David Hockney’s mesmerizing creation, “”Study for L’Enfant et le Sortilege,”” originating in the artistic year of 1983, stands as a true testament to his genius. This exquisite artwork holds a profound significance within Hockney’s illustrious career and the realm of visual storytelling.

In this masterful study, Hockney skillfully captures the essence of Ravel’s renowned opera, “”L’Enfant et le Sortilege,”” a narrative woven with whimsy and enchantment. Through his adept use of vibrant colors, intricate details, and dynamic composition, Hockney breathes life into the characters and scenes, transporting the viewer into a realm of imagination and emotion.

The year 1983 marked a pivotal point in Hockney’s artistic journey. With “”Study for L’Enfant et le Sortilege,”” he not only ventured into the world of set design but also seamlessly merged the realms of art and music. The painting’s synergy with Ravel’s composition creates a symphony of senses, where visual and auditory elements harmonize to evoke a deeply immersive experience.

Hockney’s meticulous attention to detail is evident in every stroke, every hue, and every contour, as he captures the essence of each character’s personality and the opera’s narrative essence. The interplay of light and shadow, coupled with the bold use of color, adds a layer of depth that draws the viewer deeper into the enchanting world he has conjured.

Beyond its technical brilliance, “”Study for L’Enfant et le Sortilege”” serves as a bridge between the realms of fine art and performing arts. Hockney’s interpretation of the opera’s themes and emotions resonates with audiences on a profound level, illuminating the interconnectedness of creative expressions.

In conclusion, David Hockney’s “”Study for L’Enfant et le Sortilege,”” painted in the transformative year of 1983, is a masterpiece that transcends artistic boundaries. Its fusion of visual and auditory elements, meticulous craftsmanship, and emotive storytelling render it an exceptional work that continues to captivate and inspire audiences, a true gem within Hockney’s remarkable portfolio

Original size:
34.6 x 45.2 cm (width x height)
Art styles:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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