Operatic sound and vivid color combine to create this lightweight portrait of Yorkshire-born artist David Hockney and the sets he's created for a variety of operas. A leading figure on the English pop-art scene before he relocated to California in 1963 as well as one of the best-known artists of his generation Hockney began creating sets in 1975 when director John Cox hired him to design a new production of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress
. Hockney, a lifelong opera lover, went on to design 10 other productions, including Mozart's The Magic Flute
, Wagner's Tristan and Isolde
, Puccini's Turandot
and finally, in 1993, Richard S...