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David Hockney: Home

This LibGuide provides resources on David Hockney and his artworks.


David Hockney - biography


Go to the Gale Virtual Library.

Log in using the Marian College details ( See Resource Centre staff) and search "David Hockney" to access biographical information on this artist.

David Hockney Exhibitions

David Hockney : Current 

Showing at the National Gallery of Victoria (11 November 2016 to 13 March 2017)

The NGV  presents a major solo exhibition of one of the most influential living artist, David Hockney : Current.

It features over 1200 works from the past decade, including paintings, digital drawings, photography and video works.

Visit the NGV website and explore ABOUT, KEY WORKS and THEMES for comprehensive information on this artist and his works.


David Hockney at the Tate Britain

This exhibition is showing in London from 9th February to 29th May 2017 and gives an extensive selection of Hockney's most famous works celebrating his achievements in painting, drawing, print, photography and video works across six decades.

Explore the Tate website for biographical information as well as information on his styles and ways of working.


Exploring his artwork

  • David Hockney Pictures - Explore the authorised David Hockney website for artworks
  • The telegraph - Read this article and view this video on Hockney unveiling his ipad art in 2013.
  • ABC - Read this interview and watch the video where Hockney speaks on art and embracing technology.
  • Sydney Morning Herald -  This interview and accompanying videos reveals Hockney's experiences with technology.
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Interview "David Hockney, still changing art at 79"

Channel 4 interview David Hockney - When I paint I feel I'm 30

NGV Melbourne David Hockney reflects on the exhibition: DAVID HOCKNEY : CURRENT

The Getty David Hockney: Painting and Photography

Hockney drawing on glass


This DVD (AV 759.2 DAV) is available at the Resource Centre for class use.

Award-winning director Bruno Wolheim gained unprecedented and intimate access to Hockney's working and personal life, capturing his return to the East Yorkshire of his childhood after 25 years in California. The documentary presents a personal portrait of this complex and engaging artist.