David Hockney on Modern Art

David Hockney on Modern Art

About the film

A documentary in which David Hockney offers a personal account of the development of modern art in the 20th century and defends its frequent divergence from ‘photographic ‘ realism. He traces the beginning of the modern movement to Van Gogh and Cezanne.

Using Picasso and Matisse as examples he demonstrates the ability of modern styles to convey emotions and experiences more vividly.

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