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David Hockney : the biography, 1937-1975 : a rake's progress / Christopher Simon Sykes.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780385531443 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0385531443 (alk. paper)
  • Description: 363 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese : Doubleday, ©2011.

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 759.02/Hockney (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Biographies (Main Floor) Biography 759.2 Hockney Sykes (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Biography B/HOCKNEY,D./S (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level Bio Hockney (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: Hockney: the biography. London : Century, the Random House Group, 2011.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-346) and index.
Contents Note: My parents -- Self-portrait -- Doll boy -- "We two boys clinging together" -- Man in a museum -- A Hollywood collection -- In the dull village -- A bigger splash -- Peter 1969 -- Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy -- Portrait of the artist -- Contrejour in the French style -- The rake's progress.
Summary: An authorized account of the life and work of the influential British artist covers his education at the Royal College of Art, the role of the 1960s in shaping his vision, and his relationship with Peter Schlesinger during the turbulent emergence of gay rights.
Subject: Hockney, David.
Artists > Great Britain > Biography.
Genre: Biography.
Hockney, David. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Rake's progress

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