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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.

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.
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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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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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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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