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Four Self Portraits - 05.3.81
© estate of Richard Hamilton. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Tate

Four Self Portraits - 05.3.81 1990

Richard Hamilton (1922–2011)


(b London, 24 Feb. 1922; d Northend, Oxfordshire, 13 Sept. 2011). British painter, printmaker, teacher, exhibition organizer, and writer, one of the leading pioneers of Pop art. As a young man he worked in advertising and commercial art and he is best known for his montages featuring scenes from the fields of advertisement and contemporary life, notably Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing? (1956, Kunsthalle, Tübingen).

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)

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