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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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David Hockney assistant dies

SCARBOROUGH, England, March 19 (UPI) -- Police in northern England are investigating the death of an assistant to artist David Hockney.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 9, 2012.
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David Hockney added to U.K. Order of Merit

LONDON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Artist David Hockney and former Australian Prime Minister John Howard were named to Britain's Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth, Buckingham Palace announced.

Dog bowl sells at auction for $27,450

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A California auction house said a sale featuring designer dog bowls was topped by a $27,450 doggie dish created by Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha.

British artist loses landscape mid-series

WARTER, England, March 28 (UPI) -- British artist David Hockney, planning to paint a stand of trees in Yorkshire in all four seasons, discovered they had been felled before he got to spring.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 9, 2008.
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Hockney donates gigantic painting to Tate

LONDON, April 7 (UPI) -- British artist David Hockney has donated "Bigger Trees Near Warter," a portrait of a Yorkshire landscape, to the Tate Britain in London, the museum announced.

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UPI almanac for Monday, July 9, 2007.

Sotheby's pulls Hirst prints from sale

LONDON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Sotheby's in London has removed three prints from a planned sale of works by artist Damien Hirst because of doubts about their authenticity. The British Broadcasting Corp. Monday said concerns had surfaced over the signature on the prints as well as some

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Today is Sunday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
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Celebrity cards aid tsunami victims

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The British artist David Hockney was one of many celebrities who have helped a British student raise money to help the victims of the Asian Tsunami.

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Today is Saturday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
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David Hockney objects to smoking bans

LONDON, June 5 (UPI) -- Artist David Hockney, who has been based in Santa Monica, Calif., for decades is planning to move back to his native England mainly because of smoking.
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John Moores Painting Prize (1967)

Companion of Honour (1997)

David Hockney, CH, RA, (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer, who is based in Bridlington, Yorkshire, although he also maintains a base in London. An important contributor to the Pop art movement of the 1960s, he is considered one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century.

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