Happy Birthday, Mr. Hockney; Next Year’s Hot Colors, and More Fresh News

Pearblossom Hwy., 11-18th April 1986, #2, David Hockney (British, born 1937-). Chromogenic prints mounted on paper honeycomb panel, 181.6 x 271.8 cm (71 ½ x 107 in.). The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Copyright 1986 David Hockney


News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • To celebrate David Hockney’s 80th birthday, The Getty will host a special Hockney exhibition, July 18-Nov. 26. It includes one of the artist’s most renowned photo works: Pearblossom Hwy., 11-18th April 1986, #2, along with a number of composite Polaroids Hockney created in the 1980s. [Read more from The Getty]
  • Just as fashion changes with each passing season, so do paint colors. Sherwin-Williams has released its 2018 color forecast, predicting three color palettes and 36 colors you’ll be seeing in stylish interiors next year. Are you on trend? [Read more from Architectural Digest]
  • A collection of rare Tuscan Renaissance cassone panels, eight in total, will make an appearance at Christie’s July 6 auction during Classic Week. Typically, such panels were commissioned to commemorate marriages of the Florentine or Sienese elite until the 15th century. [Read more from Christie’s]
  • In 1960, while still on the road to stardom, Bob Dylan moved from his native Minnesota to New York City, where he became a fixture on the coffeehouse scene. The Harlem townhouse where Dylan lived at that time is now on the market for $3.595 million. [Read more from TopTenRealEstateDeals.com]

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