David Hockney — English Artist born on July 09, 1937,

David Hockney, OM CH RA is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. He lives in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, and Kensington, London. Hockney maintains two residences in California, where he lived on and off for over 30 years: one in Nichols Canyon, Los Angeles, and an office and archives on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood... (wikipedia)

Drawing is rather like playing chess: your mind races ahead of the moves that you eventually make.
Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it.
I'm a very early riser, and I don't like to miss that beautiful early morning light.
What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn't be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought.
Cubism was an attack on the perspective that had been known and used for 500 years. It was the first big, big change. It confused people: they said, 'Things don't look like that!'