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Visual Analysis of Hockney’s Photocollages
How do Hockney’s photocollages differ dramatically—in this tradition—from works of art?
Hockney calls works of visual art that rely on cues of pictorial depth to render scenes visible from a certain point of view, rendering in “one-point perspective.” What do you think Hockney intended in his photo collage? In photo collage, is Hockney commenting on or reacting to the tradition of presenting as a “one-point perspective”? What aspects of human perception does Hockney emphasize? Is he claiming that his photo collages are far more in keeping with these everyday aspects of understanding than traditional ones?