Running from 25 November to 9 December, we have our Hambridge Sale. This is a timed online auction featuring furniture, works of art and collectibles, as well as a huge variety of artworks, including pictures, prints and illustrations. Amongst the offering, Dreweatts are pleased to present a collection of posters showcasing some of the most iconic exhibitions and images by David Hockney.
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Lot 246: After David Hockney, Montcalm Interior at Seven O'Clock, 1853 Gallery, Exhibition Poster, David Hockney exhibition at 1853 Gallery, Salt Mill, Bradford, 1988 | Est. £300-500 (+ fees)
Exhibition posters serve as a great reminder to a specific event, whether you attended it yourself or not. It records a moment in time that helped to shape an artist’s career and celebrate their work. Some exhibitions are spoken about years after they happened, take Richard Wilson’s oil slick which turned heads at the Saatchi when it was installed in 2010, Leonardo: A Life in Drawing which was hosted by the Royal Collection and went on tour around 10 different museums in the UK and of course The Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, this year alone featuring works by important artists Eileen Cooper, Philip Sutton and Bill Jacklin.
Lot 242: After David Hockney, Les Mamelles de Tiresias l'Enfant et les Sortileges Parade, Exhibition Poster, Galerie Claude Bernard, 17 June - 1 August 1981, Est. £200-300 (+ fees) | Lot 245: After David Hockney, XIV Olympic Winter Games, "Skater, New York", Poster, Sarajevo, 1984, Yugoslavia, Olympic Winter Games poster | Est. £300-500 (+ fees)
The collection includes the poster for the 1981 exhibition at Galerie Claude Bernard titled Les Mamelles de Tiresias l'Enfant et les Sortileges Parade (Lot 242). The colourful and wacky interior titled Montcalm Interior at Seven o’Clock (Lot 246) takes centre stage for the 1988 exhibition at 1853 Gallery, Salt Mill in Bradford. Other works include the XVI RIP Arles, 1985 (Lot 247) festival poster which depicts Theresa Russell posing nude during Hockney’s photo collage era. Also from this period is the Olympic Winter Games poster held in Yugoslavia titled Skater, New York (Lot 245).
LOt 247: After David Hockney
XVI RIP Arles, 1985, Festival Poster
Poster for Recontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles (Arles photographic festival) Nude, Theresa Russell, photo collage, 1984 | Est. £300-500 (+ fees)
Calling all dog lovers – included in the collection is three lots depicting Little Boodge (Lot 241) and other dogs from exhibitions held at 1853 Gallery, Salt Mills. (Lot 250 & Lot 251)
Lot 241: After David Hockney, Little Boodge (detail), 1993, Exhibition Poster, 1853 Gallery, Salts Mill, Yorkshire | Est. £300-500 (+ fees)
With prices ranging from £120-500 (+ fees), these posters are an excellent way to add to a growing art collection or simply add a piece of Hockney history.
Lot 250: After David Hockney, Dog Painting, 38, Exhibition Poster , David Hockney, Dog Paintings, Salts Mill, 1995, Exhibition at 1853 Gallery, Est. £150-200 (+ fees) | Lot 251: After David Hockney, Dog Painting 43, Exhibition Poster, David Hockney, Dog Paintings, Salts Mill, 1995, Exhibition at 1853 Gallery, Est. £150-200 (+ fees)