Royal Academy – David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring goes on sale
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020
In the midst of the pandemic, David Hockney RA captured the unfolding of spring on his iPad, creating 116 new and optimistic works at his home in Normandy.
This new exhibition will be a reminder of the constant renewal and wonder of the natural world – and the beauty of spring.
The exhibition opens exclusively to Friends from 24 March 2021. Open to the public from 27 March.
Booking opens to Friends from Tuesday 8 December, 11am.
Also opening in 2021
Francis Bacon: Man and Beast
30 January – 18 April 2021
Michael Armitage: Paradise Edict
13 March – 6 June 2021
Booking will open soon, keep an eye on your inbox for updates.
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