Upon Reflection: Andre Kertesz and David Hockney

Here is just one quick example of Andre Kertesz’ work with shadow – which repays close observation.

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It reminds me of David Hockney – here in Portrait of an artist (Pool with 2 figures) painted by David Hockney (below)

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Hockney was so absorbed with the reflections within water that he painted the bottom of his pool with physical blue curves, to give that sense of movement:

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EDavid Hockney with a model in the pool at Hockney’s house, 1978 photo by Michael Childers 

 

 

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