February 24, 1922- September 13, 2011
Richard William Hamilton CH was a British painter and collage artist. His 1956 collage, Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?, produced for the This Is Tomorrow exhibition of the Independent Group in London, is considered by critics and historians to be one of the early works of pop art. Hamilton was born in Pimlico, London. Despite having left school with no formal qualifications, he managed to gain employment as...