Richard Hamilton 1922-2011
Richard Hamilton, a British painter and printmaker whose sly, trenchant take on consumer culture and advertising made him a pioneering figure in Pop Art, and who designed the cover of the Beatles’ “White Album,” died on Tuesday at his home near Oxford. He was 89.
Richard Hamilton's “Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing?” The 1956 collage is often referred to as the first example of Pop Art. View full entry