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Kids Get Arty - Exploring David Hockney & Photo Montage

from The Huffington Post

David Hockney's Landscapes Arrive In Spain

David Hockney Pearblossom Highway, 11-18 April 1986 #1 Photocollage 119.4 x 163.8 cm The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Gift of David Hockney © David Hockney Photo credit: Prudence Cuming Associates


"Photographs: Pearblossom Hwy by David Hockney Where do artists get their ideas? What is perspective? How can photography be like drawing or painting? David Hockney touches on these and other issues while discussing the making of his photographic collage Pearblossom Hwy in this video. "

from the Guardian

David Hockney: modern master of colour

David Hockney book: Pearblossom Highway 11-18th April 1986 (Second Version)

Art - David Hockney is an artist who takes several pictures of the same place at different times. Then he cuts up those pictures and makes a collage. You can do the same thing with your students. Take photos of the smiling, frowning, silly, straight faced, and looking both ways. Then give them the opportunity to create their own collage. Idea found in Rafe Esquith's Teach Like Your Hair is on Fire


Pearblossom Highway by David Hockney. (1937- ). British painter, draughtsman, printmaker, photographer, and designer. After a brilliant prize-winning career as a student at the Royal College of Art, Hockney had achieved international success by the time he was in his mid-20s, and has since consolidated his position as by far the best-known British artist of his generation. For more, click below