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David Hockney, Piscine Royale, Paris

Accession Number
1984/1.277.2

Title
David Hockney, Piscine Royale, Paris

Artist(s)
Helmut Newton

Artist Nationality
Australian

Object Creation Date
1975

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
12 3/16 in x 8 1/8 in (30.96 cm x 20.64 cm);13 3/4 in x 10 7/8 in (34.92 cm x 27.62 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg

Subject matter
A photograph from a portfolio of images in which Helmut Newton depicts celebrities, designers and models in highly contrived poses and often placed in decadent scenes. In this photograph, the artist David Hockney stands in front of a swimming pool at the Piscine Royale in Paris. He is shirtless with one hand casually resting in his pants pocket. The viewer looks up at Hockney who returns the gaze. Behind him, young men lounge and play water sports in the pool. 

Physical Description
A photograph of man standing shirtless in front of a pool where others sunbathe and play water sports. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
artists (visual artists)
ball
ball games
clouds
fences
figures (representations)
male
modern and contemporary art
portraits
sky
standing
swimming
swimming pools
water

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