By David Hockney SKU:199201

David Hockney's masterpiece, ""The Scrabble Game January 1, 1983,"" captures a vibrant moment in time. Painted with Hockney's signature boldness, the artwork fuses realism with a touch of abstraction. The painting's significance lies in its portrayal of Hockney's friends engaged in a leisurely game, offering a glimpse into his personal life and creative circle. Through vibrant colors and meticulous detail, Hockney immortalizes the joy and camaraderie of that New Year's Day, inviting viewers to share in the intimate scene and relive the warmth of the moment.

34 cm

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Title: “”David Hockney’s Iconic Masterpiece: The Scrabble Game January 1, 1983″”

Year Painted: 1983

David Hockney, a renowned British artist celebrated for his distinctive blend of realism and innovation, gifted the art world a timeless gem with “”The Scrabble Game January 1, 1983.”” This exquisite painting, created in the year 1983, stands as a remarkable testament to Hockney’s mastery and his ability to encapsulate moments of human connection in vivid detail.

The canvas captures a snapshot of Hockney’s close friends engrossed in a lively game of Scrabble, radiating an aura of conviviality and camaraderie. The composition exudes the artist’s signature vibrancy, with a harmonious interplay of colors that infuses the scene with life. Hockney’s meticulous attention to detail is evident in every brushstroke, as he immortalizes not just the physical features of his subjects, but also their expressions and interactions – a true hallmark of his genius.

What makes “”The Scrabble Game January 1, 1983″” particularly special is its role as a visual time capsule. It grants us access to a private moment shared among friends on the first day of a new year, inviting viewers to witness the joy and intimacy of that occasion. The painting transcends mere portraiture, allowing us to step into Hockney’s world and partake in the laughter and competition that unfolded on that memorable day.

Hockney’s choice of subject matter, combined with his distinctive style, transforms this artwork into a cultural artifact that speaks to the universal human experience of friendship and togetherness. It echoes the sentiment that resonates through his broader body of work – the celebration of life’s simple pleasures and the profound beauty found within the bonds we forge.

In the annals of art history, “”The Scrabble Game January 1, 1983″” remains a beacon of Hockney’s brilliance. Its enduring charm lies not only in its aesthetic appeal, but in its ability to stir emotions and evoke a sense of nostalgia for moments both shared and cherished. As we gaze upon this canvas, we are reminded that art has the power to transcend time, connecting us to the past and enriching our present.

With its distinct narrative and visual allure, “”The Scrabble Game January 1, 1983″” continues to captivate art enthusiasts, serving as a testament to David Hockney’s enduring legacy as a masterful storyteller through paint and canvas

Original size:
147 x 99 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
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Maximum order width:
183 cm

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