Richard Hamilton

Painting, Visual Artist

1922 – 2011

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Who was Richard Hamilton?

Richard William Hamilton CH was a British painter and collage artist. His 1955 exhibition Man, Machine and Motion and his 1956 collage, Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?, produced for the This Is Tomorrow exhibition of the Independent Group in London, are considered by critics and historians to be among the earliest works of pop art. A major retrospective of his work is at Tate Modern until May 2014.

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Born
Feb 24, 1922
Pimlico
Also known as
  • Richard William Hamilton
  • Richard William Hamilton CH
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
  • Royal Academy
  • Slade School of Fine Art
Lived in
  • Crouch End
  • Pimlico
Died
Sep 13, 2011

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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