“I prefer living in colour” – David Hockney
Whilst enjoying my weekend I stumbled upon an interesting documentary on BBC2 about David Hockney, one of the great British artists of his generation. It concerned his life and works- artistic styles and techniques, however only briefly touched on his background and beginnings; it is unfortunate that here at Fletcher Gate we do not have any of Hockney’s artwork.
However we are very proud to hold numerous pieces by his commercial design and anatomy tutor at Bradford Art College, Frank Johnson. Although Frank’s work is lesser known, you can’t deny his skill!
Frank Johnson was born in Leicester in 1917. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1953 and 1965, in…
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