David Hockney - ‘Remember that you cannot look at the sun or death for very long’
Lithographic poster, 2021, with a yellow silk screen overlay on 170gsm paper, an unsigned edition
Size: 894 mms x 254 mms
Printed by: Coriander Studios
Note: In May 2021, outdoor screens around the world united to present a new video work by David Hockney, one of the world’s most celebrated living artists. Hockney’s animated sunrise was unveiled across a network of the world’s most iconic outdoor video screens in London, New York, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tokyo. To coincide with this global show of hope David Hockney created this new time limited edition lithographic printed poster with a yellow silkscreen overlay. It was available for purchase for one month only
Hockney reiterates the directive for transformation and movement. Rather than dwell on the fear and tragedy of the Covid time, Hockney calls for a productive change of direction.
Authentication: The poster comes with a stamped and dated certificate of authenticity.
Literature: Reference to this poster is found on the Hockney Foundation webbsite: https://www.thedavidhockneyfoundation.org/chronology/2021
Edition: From the hand numbered edition of 3000. There is label verso stating the edition number and issuing authority : “David Hockney & Circaeconomy poster” 05/21.