metropolitan museum of art 2.20.2018 (part 2)

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two weeks ago we visited one of the best places on earth the Metropolitan Museum of Art we had a list of exhibitions to view but, the top not to be missed was the David Hockney. 

  so after a yummy lunch at the Petrie Court Cafe we took in the retrospective of his life's work.

 

A Bigger Splash, 1967.

this painting was the exhibition cover image.

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The Third Love Painting, 1960

Liam was taken with this work - what he thought was a robot really spoke to his 6 year old self.

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Pool and Steps, Le Nid du Duc, 1971

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Savings and Loan Building, 1967

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A Lawn Being Sprinkled, 1967.

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Medical Building, 1967

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Contre-Jour in the French Style-Against the day Dans Le Style-Francais, 1974.

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Nichols Canyon, 1980

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The Road Across the Wolds, 1997

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The Road to Thwing, 2006

the piece is made up of 6 panels. Liam really enjoyed the colors.

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Elderberry Blossoms, Kilham, 2008

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Hawthorne Blossom near Rudston, 2008

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i circled back to this installation three times.

 

 

 

 

 

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i could have stood there for hours watching the images morph into new - as they traced his drawing process from piece to piece.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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the images were amazing... and it led my son to inquire -

 

" could i do that on my iPad?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i hope you will follow the link and look at more of Mr. Hockney's works.

i'm blessed to live close to NYC and be able to visit the Met anytime - I know there are museums everywhere - find one and treat yourself!

here's a list with links for some museums in New Jersey.

til next time.

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