David Hockney exhibition at Tate Britain

Professor Carel Weight 1961 by Ruskin Spear 1911-1990
Professor Carel Weight 1961 Ruskin Spear 1911-1990 Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1962 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T00527

Tate Britain presents it’s extensive retrospective exhibition of David Hockney’s work this week. Ruskin was one of Hockney’s tutors during his time at the Royal College of Art.

This 1961 portrait of Carel Weight cheekily includes a copy of one of Hockney’s early works in the background.

View the Tate Gallery Exhibition page

Hockney at the RCA