Whats on in Surrey - December 2019 to January 2020
Linda Seward’s detailed diary of the best of what’s on in theatre, music, exhibitions, arts, sports and countryside over the coming weeks.
David Hockney, ‘Portrait of Sir David Webster’ 1971, Acrylic on canvas 57x72" © David Hockney PHOTO CREDIT: RICHARD SCHMIDT
spotlight on...David Hockney: Ways of Working - The Lightbox, Woking
Saturday 25 January to Sunday 19 April
An in-depth look at artist David Hockney’s creative output spanning six decades. Covering a diverse range of media from painting techniques, draughtsmanship and printmaking skills, to photography, designs for the stage and the use of digital technologies such as the iPad, Photoshop and inkjet processes. Known for his Californian swimming pools, Polaroid photo-collages and figurative landscape and abstract works, David Hockney: Ways of Working is the first show of its kind outside the capital for more than twenty years. Throughout the exhibition run, there’ll be hands-on learning activity and as part of ‘Hockney Week’ in February half term, children will be invited to contribute towards a large mosaic-style artwork, reflecting the artist’s processes. In addition, don’t miss the accompanying talks, tours and creative workshops.