GME Prepare for David Hockney Tribute

14th July 2017

We told you a few weeks ago about the work which we carried out at Cartwright Hall in preparation for the David Hockney exhibition. We’re delighted to say that our work has been prominently featured by news outlets, and are equally thrilled that Cartwright Hall chose to work with the team here at GME. We were then asked to carry out work that celebrated David Hockney in Little Germany as a continuation.

ITV featured the gallery, which you can see here. GME were responsible for decorating the gallery, where the pictures are hung. Similarly, the Telegraph and Argus and blog which features words from the artist Marcus Levine, Bored Panda featured the world’s largest nail portrait. Whilst unfortunately, not responsible for the artwork, GME did ensure that the grey wall it hung on was completed to a high standard.

The nail portrait features Bradford’s very own David Hockney, and consists of 12 individual panels, each of which capture part of his face and clothing. The artist, Marcus Levine, states that each panel is meant to capture part of his face and clothing. Highlighting his current dress style and his personal features. Levine states that he ‘wanted to use each panel rather like Hockney would use his Polaroid’s, capturing a person without the photos marrying up’. The image is to pay homage to Hockney’s infamous style whilst retaining Levine’s own interpretation of his work.

For more information about visiting the gallery, click here.

GME are a commercial painting contractors based in Wakefield and operating the surrounding areas.  We’re always happy to talk about any job you wish to discuss. Give one of our friendly team a call today on 01924 723 723.

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