Richard Hamilton, ‘The Davison Art Center 1973 (The Critic Laughs 1973)’, 1973, Posters, Offset lithograph on paper, Petersburg Press
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Richard Hamilton

The Davison Art Center 1973 (The Critic Laughs 1973), 1973

Offset lithograph on paper
23 × 16 in
58.4 × 40.6 cm
.
$165
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Petersburg Press
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This poster was produced in 1973 to promote a Richard Hamilton exhibition at the Davison Art …

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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, ‘The Davison Art Center 1973 (The Critic Laughs 1973)’, 1973, Posters, Offset lithograph on paper, Petersburg Press
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This poster was produced in 1973 to promote a Richard Hamilton exhibition at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA. The poster reproduces The critic laughs 1971−2 which consists of the white barrel of an electric toothbrush derived from a Braun model on which a naturalistically …

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As published
Signature
Not signed
Frame
Not included
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

The Davison Art Center 1973 (The Critic Laughs 1973), 1973

Offset lithograph on paper
23 × 16 in
58.4 × 40.6 cm
.
$165
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $45 domestic, $65 rest of world
Location
New York
Locked
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