David Hockney Portrait of an artist (pool with two figures) from 1972 became the most valuable work of art of a living artist, which was sold at auction.
] As one of the most famous paintings in the artist's oeuvre, the painting is a story of two compositions . The first was inspired by the random juxtaposition of two photographs in the artist's studio – one shows a distorted figure floating underwater and the other shows a boy looking at something on the floor. The first work, which began in 1
According to reports, owned by Joe Lewis, the Bahamian-based billionaire and owner of Tottenham Hotspur, the painting would be nearly three times more expensive than the most expensive auction-sold Hockney – Pacific Coast Highway and Santa Monica from 1990 sold for $ 25,000,000.
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Selected Image: David Hockney – Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), 1972.