By David Hockney SKU:199163

David Hockney's "Yves-Marie in the Rain," painted in 1973, holds unique significance. This vibrant artwork captures Hockney's friend amidst a downpour, showcasing his mastery of light and color. The painting's blend of realism and emotional depth exemplifies Hockney's iconic style, while the rain symbolism adds poignancy. The composition's spontaneous essence and rich storytelling make it a remarkable piece in Hockney's oeuvre, bridging reality and feeling in a way that resonates deeply with viewers.

40 cm

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Title: “”David Hockney’s Enchanting Masterpiece: YVES-MARIE IN THE RAIN””

Year Painted: 1973

David Hockney’s iconic painting, “”Yves-Marie in the Rain,”” created in 1973, stands as a timeless testament to his artistic brilliance. This captivating masterpiece captures a pivotal moment in time, skillfully portraying his friend Yves-Marie Maurin amidst a gentle rainfall.

Hockney’s exceptional ability to play with light and color is showcased in this work, as he skillfully captures the interplay between the rain-soaked atmosphere and the subject’s contemplative demeanor. The painting exudes a sense of tranquility and introspection, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in its ethereal beauty.

One of the remarkable aspects that elevates “”Yves-Marie in the Rain”” is Hockney’s distinctive blend of realism and emotion. The meticulous attention to detail, from the glistening raindrops on Yves-Marie’s coat to the subtle reflections on the wet pavement, reveals Hockney’s dedication to capturing the essence of the moment. Yet, beyond the technical prowess, the painting resonates with a profound emotional depth. Yves-Marie’s pensive expression and the delicate embrace of the rain create a narrative that transcends the visual realm, touching upon the universal themes of solitude and connection.

Hockney’s choice of subject also adds to the painting’s allure. Yves-Marie, a close friend of the artist, becomes a symbol of human vulnerability and resilience. As rain falls around him, Yves-Marie stands steadfast, embodying the delicate balance between human beings and the natural world. This juxtaposition speaks to Hockney’s exploration of the human experience and our relationship with the environment.

“”Yves-Marie in the Rain”” holds a unique place within Hockney’s body of work. Its fusion of technical prowess and emotional storytelling showcases the artist’s ability to capture the ephemeral beauty of life. The painting’s serene yet evocative ambiance draws viewers into a world of contemplation, encouraging us to reflect on our own experiences and connections.

In conclusion, David Hockney’s “”Yves-Marie in the Rain,”” painted in 1973, is a true masterpiece that encapsulates the artist’s extraordinary talent and profound insight. Its exquisite portrayal of a fleeting moment, combined with its poignant narrative, solidifies its place as an iconic and cherished work of art in the realm of contemporary painting.

Original size:
152.7 x 122.2 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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