David Hockney documentary will be produced by Kate Ogborn (The Deep Blue Sea).

The BFI and BBC are among backers of a new documentary about acclaimed British artist David Hockney.

Currently in post-production, Hockey: A Life in Pictures will be a talking heads documentary includes access to the artist and his personal archives.

The film is produced by BAFTA-nominated producer Kate Ogborn (Bronson, This is England), who most recently produced Ken Loach documentary The Spirit of ’45, and is directed by TV director Randall Wright, who also made a 2003 TV movie about Hockney.

An important contributor to the Pop art movement of the 1960s, Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. He is perhaps most famous for his series of paintings of swimming pools, including 1967 work A Bigger Splash.