David Hockney was born on July 9, 1937, in Bradford, England. When he was young, he got a scholarship to the Bradford Grammar School, which was one of the best schools. He studied art there and then got into College of Art. He began to paint a lot and did very well. After he graduated, he went to the Royal College for two years. He later in life started getting into photography and liked it a lot. In the eighties, he turned to photo collage using polaroid and made collages of pictures he would take as fast as possible.