A Classic David Hockney Portrait—Translated into Flowers

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A Classic David Hockney Portrait—Translated into Flowers

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WHAT BETTER way to cleanse the spirit for a new year than the roomfuls of colorful work by British artist David Hockney at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (until Feb. 25)? As the jumping-off point for this month’s arrangement, I chose “Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy” (1970-71), one of his early double portraits. It depicts, in the intimacy of their London bedroom, Mr. Hockney’s newly married friends, fashion designer Ossie Clark and textile designer Celia Birtwell, with Percy, their cat.

The couple and even Percy, though…

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