Hockney's Window of Wonder

🎉DID YOU KNOW DAVID HOCKNEY DESIGNED A STAINED GLASS WINDOW?🎉


Yes - the superstar British Artist designed a stained glass window to celebrate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.


The facts!!


⭐ The window was unveiled at Westminster Abbey in 2018


⭐ The window is a celebration of the colourful British countryside and was inspired by the block colours in the stained glass windows of artist Henri Matisse


⭐ Even more impressive? The artist designed the window using an iPad!


⭐ Swipe to see the window in detail!!


A spokesperson for the Westminster says of the commission: "The subject reflects The Queen as a countrywoman and her widespread delight in, and yearning for, the countryside.”


Want to learn more about Hockney? Listen to Episode 20 of the Jo's Art History Podcast where I interview artist Hannah Lingard about the wonderful colourful world of Hockney!!


Jo McLaughlin

May 2021

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