Left: Pearblossom Hwy., 11–18th April 1986, #2 (detail), 1986, David Hockney. Collage of chromogenic prints, 71 ½ x 107 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum. © 1986 David Hockney. Right: Self Portrait with Red Braces (detail), 2003, David Hockney. Watercolor on paper, 24 x 18 1/18 in. Courtesy of a private collection. © David Hockney. Photo credit: Richard Schmidt

Happy Birthday, Mr. Hockney


The Getty Center

To celebrate David Hockney's eightieth birthday and his long and continuing artistic career, the Getty Museum presents a selection of highly creative self-portraits made in different media over the past sixty-five years. The exhibition also features a number of composite Polaroids and photo collages that mark Hockney's photographic explorations of the 1980s, including one of his most renowned photo works, Pearblossom Hwy., 11–18th April 1986, #2.

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