Culture vulture, On reflection

Hockney: “The suburbs have ruined bohemia”

David Hockney on how AIDS and the puritan new bourgeoisie have ruined the New York bohemia he once knew.

Deafness has ruined his social life, he says. “These days, all I do is paint, go to the doctor and the marijuana shop. But I still have a good laugh every day.”

Listen to the clip from the Today programme here.

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