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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.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 9, 2012.
By United Press International

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.

The almanac

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.

The Almanac

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

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

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.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
By United Press International

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.

Michael Jackson portrait barred from show

LONDON, July 20 (UPI) -- A portrait of beleaguered pop star Michael Jackson by artist Maggi Hambling has been rejected as inappropriate for the Royal Academy's Summer Show.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 9, the 191st day of 2004 with 175 to follow.
By United Press International

David Hockney joins arts apprenticeship

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- Artist David Hockney has taken on a young German artist as an apprentice as part of a new collaboration organized by Rolex, the Swiss watchmakers.

Tate considers selling works of art

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- England's Tate gallery is considering selling off art for the first time in 50 years to raise modernization capital, the London Independent said Wednesday.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 9, the 190th day of 2003 with 175 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 9, the 190th day of 2002 with 175 to follow.
By United Press International

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U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

Manhattan's armories reopen for art

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Manhattan's two armories, reactivated by the National Guard for military use after Sept. 11, reopened this week to business as usual as venues for top art and a
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Art World: The great optics controversy

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Have artists since the 15th century been using optics in the form of camera-like devices to create more perfect paintings without letting the public in on their
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