O you think David Hockneys research and theory on the use of technology by the artists of the Renaissance period is important for artists today?

After watching the video link of the interview between David Hockney and Charlie Rose, please consider this question. (Please be patient with the video link since David Hockney is not the first interview on the Charlie Rose video).

Do you think David Hockneys research and theory on the use of technology by the artists of the Renaissance period is important for artists today?

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