David Hockney’s iPad art goes on show in London… A major exhibition of landscape art by British artist David Hockney, includes recent drawings done on his iPad, opens at the Royal Academy of Art in London on January 21 through April 9.
Tablet computers have been turned into technological canvases to display Hockney’s latest work. “Drawing is rather like playing chess: your mind races ahead of the moves that you eventually make,’ he said in a November 2011 BBC interview for Digital Planet with Producer Colin Grant.
After a short while he’d produced hundreds of drawings, loving them for their immediacy, and for the instant responses and critiques from those who received them.
“You can make a drawing of the sunrise at 6am and send it out to people by 7am.”