A landscape painted on David Hockney’s iPad


 ▣ David Hockney’s iPad art

David Hockney explains why the iPhone and iPad inspire him.

10:57AM BST 20 Oct 2010

One day last summer I got a text message from David Hockney. It read: “I’ll send you today’s dawn this afternoon, an absurd sentence I know, but you know what I mean.” Later on it duly arrived: pale pink, mauve and apricot clouds drifting over the Yorkshire coast in the first light of a summer’s day. It was as delicate as a Turner, luminous as stained glass and as hi-tech as any art being made in the world today. Hockney had drawn it on his iPhone. [continue reading…]