13 December 2001
Show More Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters by David Hockney.
Thames and Hudson, 296 pp., £35, October 2001, 0 500 23785 9Show More
“... Next comes a gathering of supportive excerpts from art history; then, forming the bulk of the text, Hockney’s correspondence on the subject over the last two years, chiefly with the art historian MartinKemp, author of The Science of Art (1990), a magisterial study of painting and optics. David and Martin, seemingly unedited, exchange chitchat, aperçus and mutual encouragement between Los Angeles ...”