The Village of Thixendale

David Hockney

Local world-famous artist David Hockney had a major Royal Academy Exhibition in London in 2012.

The exhibition featureds around 150 pieces, including some that were painted locally – specifically Garrowby Hill, Kilham, Thixendale and Woldgate Woods.

Of these, there is a series of works done at different times around 2007, known as Three Trees in the Proximity of Thixendale.

The three trees can be found just before the pond on the road between Thixendale and Burdale. They can be located on Google maps and seen via Google street view

A video showing the creation of ‘Winter 2007’:

Related links

The Guardian David Hockney: the East Riding tourist trail starts here

Yorkshire Post Hockney art trail could be huge tourism draw

The Hockney trail