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David Hockney's secret knowledge

Artist David Hockney reveals startling evidence which suggests that cameras have been a secret tool for artists since the 15th century, a discovery that solves century-old mysteries surrounding famous paintings. Presented by Kirsty Wark, and filmed in Bruges, Florence and a stunning Hockney-designed set in Hollywood.

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  • "Artist David Hockney reveals startling evidence which suggests that cameras have been a secret tool for artists since the 15th century, a discovery that solves century-old mysteries surrounding famous paintings. Presented by Kirsty Wark, and filmed in Bruges, Florence and a stunning Hockney-designed set in Hollywood."@en
  • ""Why did paintings suddenly take on a nearly photographic realism around 1420? In this controversial program, noted artist and art critic David Hockney investigates how, 400 years before the invention of the photograph, painters were using simple cameras-the camera lucida, camera obscura, and convex mirror-to capture realistic images. Hockney visits Florence, Bruges, and Ghent, examining dozens of paintings by such masters as Jan van Eyck, Vermeer, Holbein, Caravaggio, and Velazquez. In a specially designed Hollywood set he demonstrates his findings and replicates the lost techniques of the Old Masters"--Website."
  • "David Hockney, one of the worlds most celebrated living artists, demonstrates his incredible discovery that cameras were instrumental artists' tools 400 years before the birth of photography. Hockney visits art galleries around the world, demonstrating his theory by showing how artists traced projected images to produce a realistic 'photographic' image. By the 20th century, Hockney believed that photography had eclipsed the painted depiction of reality."
  • ""Why did paintings suddenly take on a nearly photographic realism around 1420? In this controversial program, noted artist and art critic David Hockney investigates how, 400 years before the invention of the photograph, painters were using simple cameras-the camera lucida, camera obscura, and convex mirror-to capture realistic images. Hockney visits Florence, Bruges, and Ghent, examining dozens of paintings by such masters as Jan van Eyck, Vermeer, Holbein, Caravaggio, and Velazquez. In a specially designed Hollywood set he demonstrates his findings and replicates the lost techniques of the Old Masters. A BBC Production."--Website."
  • "In this program, David Hockney investigates how, four hundred years before the invention of the photograph, painters were using simple cameras - the camera lucida, camera obscura, and convex mirrors - to capture realistic images."@en
  • "Investigation of how early painters used simple cameras to capture realistic images--400 years before the invention of the photograph. Examines works by Jan Van Eyck, Vermeer, Holbein, Caravaggio and Velázquez. Demonstrates methods using camera lucida, camera obscura and convex mirrors."@en
  • "Investigation of how early painters used simple cameras to capture realistic images--400 years before the invention of the photograph. Examines works by Jan Van Eyck, Vermeer, Holbein, Caravaggio and Velázquez. Demonstrates methods using camera lucida, camera obscura and convex mirrors."
  • "Summary: One of the worlds most celebrated living artists, demonstrates his incredible discovery that cameras were instrumental artists' tools 400 years before the birth of photography. Hockney visits art galleries around the world, demonstrating his theory by showing how artists traced projected images to produce a realistic 'photographic' image.--Container."@en
  • "Summary: One of the worlds most celebrated living artists, demonstrates his incredible discovery that cameras were instrumental artists' tools 400 years before the birth of photography. Hockney visits art galleries around the world, demonstrating his theory by showing how artists traced projected images to produce a realistic 'photographic' image.--Container."

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