Celebrate Liverpool’s first Pride festival at the Walker

6 August 2010 by Alison Cornmell

Young woman looks at paining on a gallery wall

Curator of fine art, Charlotte Keenan looks at ‘Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool’ by David Hockney.

Anyone fancy a taste of Los Angeles sunshine?

This weekend is Liverpool’s first ever Pride festival and to celebrate assistant curator of fine art, Charlotte Keenan will be discussing one of the Walker Art Gallery’s most popular paintings, Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool by David Hockney.

The talk David Hockney: Polaroids, Pools and Paintings is on 8 August from 1pm and will look at the style and technique of the iconic image which won the John Moores Painting Prize in 1967.

Laura Davis from the Liverpool Daily Post met with Charlotte to find out more about the talk and the painting, click here to read more

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