First edition. Elephant folio. Original illustrated boards, titles to front cover and spine in white, in the dust jacket. 498 pages, illustrated throughout, including 13 fold-outs plates. Together with the bookstand designed by Marc Newson. Issued with an 8–colour ink-jet drawing on cotton-fibre archival paper, measuring: 56 × 43.2 cm. In fine condition. All housed in the original packing box.
Signed limited "Art" edition, "A" issue. This example number 177 of 250 copies signed by the artist and accompanied by Untitled 329, a print from David Hockney's 2010 iPad flower drawing series, signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left. (There were four "Art Editions", A (1-250), B (251-500), C (501-750) and D (751-1000), each of these limited to 250 copies and accompanied by one of a series of four prints on paper). Hockney takes stock of more than 60 years of work, from his teenage days at the Bradford School of Art, through his breakthrough in 1960s Swinging London, life by Los Angeles pools in the 1970s, up to his recent extensive series of portraits, iPad drawings, and Yorkshire landscapes.
Stock code: 22267