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Topic - Martin Gayford
When Queen Elizabeth II recently named David Hockney to Britain's prestigious Order of Merit, it was a truly royal accolade but was only the cherry on a magnificent cake that, although well into his 70s, he is continuing to ice vigorously.
Do not be put off by the rather ponderous title of this book or by the author's distinguished resume as curator and critic. Martin Gayford is chief art critic for Bloomberg news and also has held that position at Britain's Spectator magazine and Sunday Telegraph newspaper.
As art critic Martin Gayford quotes him in his essay in "A Bigger Picture": "'Technology always has contributed to art.
When Mr. Gayford mentioned - "over tea - very tentatively" that he would be interested in having his portrait painted by Freud, he didn't really think it would come to pass.