1981. Item #A6336
Hockney, David. The Artist's Eye: Looking at Pictures in a Book at the National Gallery. London: National Gallery 1981. 25p + 8 loose color postcards in pocket at rear. Very good paperbound (shelf soiled, price sticker on back). ** Taking as his departure four well-known paintings in the National Gallery, Hockney muses on the relationship between original art works and reproductions of them. The postcards show the paintings and a detail from each one (Piero della Francesca, Vermeer, Degas, Van Gogh). Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name. Short text by Michael Levey. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.