Artist David Hockney has redesigned the logo of the Sun for Friday’s newspaper. Voted the most influential British artist of the 20th Century, Hockney was born in Bradford in 1937. His talents as an artist were clear from a young age and he attended Bradford College of Art from 1953 to 1957.
David Hockney’s perky logo for the Sun reminds us of the world’s beauty. He is also a thinker, and the sun for him is a dream, a symbol. It represents freedom. That is what so many of his paintings are about, from the relaxed eroticism of Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool (1966) to the more fraught beauty of Portrait of an Artist.
Britain’s greatest living artist David Hockney creates dazzling new logo for The Sun. The ‘masthead’ of The Sun will be replaced by this Hockney’s redesign tomorrow on the front page of every printed copy Hockney, 79, created the updated design on his iPad for this special one-off edition of The Sun. The Yorkshire-born artist,
David Hockney’s Sun artwork is genius. You can be disappointed in David Hockney’s collaboration with The Sun, but don’t be disappointed in his ability to provoke debate. British artist David Hockney, a pop art pioneer who will open a retrospective of his 60 year career at Tate Britain next week, has reimagined The Sun’s logo for tomorrow’s issue.
David Hockney’s interpretation of The Sun’s masthead, for the 3 February 2017 edition. In recent years the septuagenarian artist has used his iPad and iPhone to create his works, including The Arrival of Spring and Beverley Hills Housewife.
David Hockney poses in front of his re-designed masthead for The Sun. Photo via The Sun Twitter. Today, readers of The Sun will find the masthead of the newspaper has suffered a transformation.
David Hockney’s latest project is unlike any of his previous work. The British artist has redesigned the masthead of The Sun newspaper for a special edition published on 3 February. The collaboration between the tabloid newspaper and the 80-year-old artist known for his colourful British landscapes may seem slightly unusual.