British artist, 84, pivots to iPad art – ‘photographs are very boring’ now, says David Hockney, though they used to be central to his work

British artist David Hockney has always been a workhorse, so his months of lockdown in France were a welcome opportunity to devote himself to observing nature.“I really enjoy looking,” says the dapper 84-year-old. “If you look at the world, it’s very beautiful. But you’ve got to have a clear head and there’s lots of things that stop you looking.”Hockney was speaking at the Orangerie Museum in Paris, which is displaying the stunning fruits of his lockdown period in an exhibition, “A Year in…


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