David Hockney: I wasn't keen on Hillary when she banned smoking in the White House

By Gay Alcorn

In an exclusive interview the artist treads carefully – for most of the time – around US politics but is firm in his favour for painting. ‘If those were photographs in there, it would be a lot less interesting,' he tells Gay Alcorn

David Hockney laughs, and pauses to think. It is one day after Donald Trump was elected the next president of the United States, and the world has shifted a little on its axis.

“I don't suppose it's going to be that different [with Trump as president],” he says, carefully. “That's my comment.”

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