Research 4A – Patrick Caulfield

I know it’s a bit cheeky to reblog yourself, but I enjoyed researching Patrick Caulfield for my OCA Drawing 1 course so I thought I’d share it with a few more people!

The Milkman Goes To College

Patrick Caulfield’s name didn’t ring any bells with me so I searched for him on that font of unreviewed information that is Wikipedia. I immediately saw “After Lunch”, a painting I had seen and loved the last time I had been in Tate Britain, appropriately after lunching there with the Head of Finance. I just hadn’t remembered the artist! (Incidentally: Diary Date – 4 June  –  8 September 2013, Tate Britain Exhibition of Caulfield’s work along with work by Gary Hume.)

After Lunch, 1975

[NOT from Bridgeman Education!]

I found the large flat areas of colour very reminiscent of David Hockney’s work such as “A Bigger Splash”. It didn’t surprise me at all to find they were both at the Royal College of Art at the same time, in the early sixties, (along with Peter Blake, Allen Jones and other Pop Artists).

David Hockney – A Bigger Splash

[NOT from Bridgeman…

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