Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Richard Hamilton, 1922 - 2011

Richard Hamilton died on 13 September, 2011. Read obituary by the late Norbert Lynton (1927 - 2007) and by Tim Head in Art Monthly, October 2011, No.350, p22. See also article based on an interview with Hans-Ulrich Obrist: Pop Daddy, in Tate Magazine, Issue 4 (2003) and Remembering Richard Hamilton as a Design Critic, by Alice Twemlow. Below is a selection of his work.
Richard Hamilton, Portrait of Hugh Gaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland, 1964
Richard Hamilton, Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?, 1956 (Tate Collection)
Richard Hamilton, Hommage a Chrysler Corp., 1957 (Tate Collection)
Richard Hamilton, My Marilyn, 1965 (Tate Collection)
Richard Hamilton, Epiphany, 1964
Richard Hamilton, Swingeing London 67, 1968-9 (Tate Collection)

Richard Hamilton, The Citizen, 1982-3 (Tate Collection)
Marcel Duchamp, La Mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires, même: The Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass),  1915-23, reconstruction by Richard Hamilton 1965-6, lower panel remade 1985 (Tate Collection)

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