previews

  • “David Hockney: Espace/Paysage”

    Centre Pompidou
    Place Georges-Pompidou
    January 27–April 26, 1999

    This smallish retrospective (including about fifty paintings, photographs, and installations) of the ubiquitous Brit focuses on his innovative responses to space, both pictorial and “real.” A major catalogue boasts texts by the Pompidou’s Didier Ottinger (who organized the show), Pierre Sterkx, et al. Don’t despair if your favorite photocollage isn’t included at the Pompidou—it just might show up elsewhere. Hockney exhibits abound in Paris this spring. “Dialogue with Picasso,” at the Musée Picasso, aims to consider his debt to the modern master, while a fuller look at Hockney’s camera-based oeuvre is scheduled at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie. Jan. 27–Apr. 26; travels to Kunst und Austellungshalle, Bonn, May 26–Dec. 19.