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Sat 18th May 2024 at 10:30 am

Hockney: A Graphic Life 

Simon Elliott


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Tickets £5 | Burnham-on-Sea Library

Follow the journey of David Hockney’s exceptional life in a unique graphic novel format. From his childhood in Bradford and early years making it as an artist, to his sun-drenched Los Angeles period, his triumphal return to the UK and his recent iPad drawings that proudly exclaim that ‘spring cannot be cancelled’, this charming biography traces the captivating life and times of David Hockney. Drawn entirely on an iPad in a fun, fully illustrated style – and in homage to Hockney’s own iPad drawings – this is a colourful, thought-provoking and joyous story of one of the world’s best-loved artists. Simon Elliott is a criminal barrister, art obsessive and standup comedian. Inspired by Hockney’s message ‘spring cannot be cancelled’, Simon learned how to paint on an iPad and began a journey to create his colourful, joyous and thought provoking biography with a twist

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