Tag: Hockney, David

How to Make a Relationship Last? Make It Open, Christopher Isherwood Said

BERLIN — In his diary, Christopher Isherwood once wrote some advice he gave to a friend who was having romantic trouble: “Don’t try to make the relationship exclusive. Try to make your part of it so special that nobody can interfere with it even if he has an affair with your lover.” He knew what […]

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Seeking the Real David Hockney Through Fact and Fiction

“DO NOT TOUCH,” the signs admonish, reminding us that art museums are not petting zoos. They ask that we keep a respectful distance from the objects of our fascination. But still we seek to draw near, to step a little closer — not only to art, but also to the often-veiled lives of its creators. […]

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