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PremierLeague-News.Com - The artist's work, titled Remember You Cannot Look At The Sun Or Death For Very Long, was created by the 83-year-old on an iPad during lockdown
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Crowds gathered in Piccadilly Circus and Times Square on Saturday evening to witness the first viewing of David Hockney’s latest work of art.The artist’s work, titled Remember You Cannot Look At The Sun Or Death For Very Long, was created by the 83-year-old on an iPad during lockdown.It is intended to be a message of hope and collaboration as the world comes out of the pandemic.Your guide to what to watch next - no spoilers, we promiseEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.Electronic billboards introducing the animated artwork by Hockney in Times Square (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty)The piece appeared on the Piccadilly Lights screen, and will be shown every evening throughout May, while it was also shown on screens in New York, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tokyo. The artist created the two-and-a-half minute digital work using an iPad in Normandy, where he has lived since 2019.He has been using a tablet to create art since 2009, as it doesn’t require as much clean up.
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.“That’s what I hope my work will encourage people to do when they see it on the large screens.”The new digital piece was unveiled across a network of the world’s most iconic outdoor video screens (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty)The work coincides with the release of Hockney’s new book Spring Cannot Be Cancelled and his Royal Academy exhibition ‘The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020’.The exhibition is being run by a London-based digital art platform CIRCA.ART and public art program Times Square Arts.A poster is being sold until the end of May, and proceeds will go to support grants for artists and institutions that have struggled this past year.
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