David Hockney’s Big Trees Painting

David Hockney has given the Tate his largest painting (he has painted some big ones) to date. “Bigger Trees near Warter” is about 40 feet by 15 feet or 5 meters by 12 meters and is made up of 50 panels. Also, I’m told that “Warter” is an actual place, so it’s not a misspelling of “water” like I thought it was.

Hockney said “I thought if I’m going to give something to the Tate I want to give them something really good. It’s going to be here for a while. I don’t want to give things I’m not too proud of.”Continue Reading

Doris Salcedo’s Shibboleth Video (Tate Crack)

Anonymous left a comment on the Doris’s Crack post, with a link to a video response of the exhibition at the Tate. But he/she must have did something wrong as the link was to Artnewsblog.com. So, I did a search myself and come up with some interesting videos on YouTube.Continue Reading