Richard Hamilton display: Matted portrait (b/w print from a magazine) of the important Pop Art artist and authentic autograph by Richard Hamilton below.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Size: 30 x 40 cm is the whole object, 15 x 4 cm is the sheet with the signature.
The object comes matted but not in a frame.
Richard William Hamilton (1922 – 2011) was an English painter and collage artist. His 1955 exhibition Man, Machine and Motion (Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne) 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 was at Tate Modern until May 2014.
From the mid-1960s, Hamilton was represented by Robert Fraser and even produced a series of prints, Swingeing London, based on Fraser's arrest, along with Mick Jagger, for possession of drugs. This association with the 1960s pop music scene continued as Hamilton became friends with Paul McCartney resulting in him producing the cover design and poster collage for the Beatles' White Album.
In 1969, Hamilton appeared in a documentary by filmmaker James Scott, in which he discussed the Swingeing London series and his preoccupation with mass media through a selection of his own work.
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