David Hockney unveils Christmas display to bring ‘joy and hope’ to Londoners

has unveiled his latest Christmas-themed artwork to bring “joy and hope” to people in London.

The Bigger Christmas Trees artwork at depicts two large green and purple striped Christmas trees, each with a gold star at the top.

The artwork is being displayed on the landmark’s two chimneys, which measure 100 metres (328 feet) and overlook the River Thames.

“Battersea Power Station is such a beautiful building, I wanted to decorate it in a way that I hoped would bring joy and hope to ,” said Hockney, 86.

The artist, who is known for using a range of mediums including apps on iPhones, used an iPad Pro and Pencil to create the design.

Hockney has used Apple products in his artwork for more than 15 years including the first iPhone model in 2007.

Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing Greg Joswiak described Hockney’s artwork as a “gift” for London.

He said: “ is one of the world’s most important and influential artists, and we couldn’t be more excited to see his latest creation lighting up Battersea Power Station.