A stalwart of the Pop art movement, David Hockney is only getting better with age.
To celebrate the 80th birthday of British artist David Hockney, we’ve rounded up our favorite works created by the bespectacled icon. Institutions worldwide are fêting the artist, who has had a banner year: The retrospective put on by the Tate Britain was the most popular ever at that museum. The show is now on view at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and will finish its run next year at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. In Hockney’s hometown of Bradford, a new gallery was dedicated to the artist on July 7. The space will offer a host of activities for his birthday on Sunday, including wigs and glasses to “Hocknify” visitors and inflatable dachshunds in honor of his beloved pets. read more