Richard Hamilton, ‘Hugh Gaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland (1963)’, 1982, Print, Collotype, screenprint and hand painting in screen ink on Deutsch-Japanpapier, Cristea Roberts Gallery
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Richard Hamilton

Hugh Gaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland (1963), 1982

Collotype, screenprint and hand painting in screen ink on Deutsch-Japanpapier
15 1/5 × 14 7/10 in
38.5 × 37.4 cm
.
£1,800 - 2,200
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Richard Hamilton
British, 1922–2011
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In his celebrated collages, Richard Hamilton explored the relationship between fine art, product design, and popular culture, setting the stage for Pop art. His most iconic work, Just What Is it that Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing? (1956)—a scene comprised of images cut from magazines ads, showing a semi-nude couple in their living space—was produced for the groundbreaking exhibition “This is Tomorrow,” organized by the Independent Group at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London in 1956. Throughout his career, Hamilton continued to break down hierarchies of artistic value, making silkscreens of Mick Jagger’s drug arrest, producing studies of industrial design objects (like toasters), and designing the cover of the Beatles’ 1968 White Album.

Richard Hamilton, ‘Hugh Gaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland (1963)’, 1982, Print, Collotype, screenprint and hand painting in screen ink on Deutsch-Japanpapier, Cristea Roberts Gallery
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Richard Hamilton
British, 1922–2011
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In his celebrated collages, Richard Hamilton explored the relationship between fine art, product design, and popular culture, setting the stage for Pop art. His most iconic work, Just What Is it that Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing? (1956)—a scene comprised of images cut from magazines ads, showing a semi-nude couple in their living space—was produced for the groundbreaking exhibition “This is Tomorrow,” organized by the Independent Group at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London in 1956. Throughout his career, Hamilton continued to break down hierarchies of artistic value, making silkscreens of Mick Jagger’s drug arrest, producing studies of industrial design objects (like toasters), and designing the cover of the Beatles’ 1968 White Album.

Richard Hamilton

Hugh Gaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland (1963), 1982

Collotype, screenprint and hand painting in screen ink on Deutsch-Japanpapier
15 1/5 × 14 7/10 in
38.5 × 37.4 cm
.
£1,800 - 2,200
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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