Westbrook Gallery

Richard Hamilton

(britannique, 1922 - 2011)

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Richard Hamilton

Release, 1972

Prix sur demande



Born in London, UK
Attended evening classes in art at local LCC adult education centres in Pimlico and Southwark, though under age, with the generous encouragement of the teacher Mr. Smith, London, UK
Attended evening classes in art at Westminter School of Art, Vincent Square (teachers included Mark Gertler and Bernard Meninsky) and St Martins' s School of Art (teachers included William Roberts), London, UK
Started studying painting at the Royal Academy Schools, London, UK
1948 - 1951
Continued studying at the Royal Academy Schools and the Slade School of Art, London, UK
Instructor, Central School of Arts and Crafts, London, UK
Founded the Independent Group with Paolozzi
1953 - 1966
Lecturer, Fine Art Department, King' s College, University of Durham (later University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
1957 - 1961
Instructor of Interior Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Recipient, William and Noma Copley Award
Interviewed Marcel Duchamp for BBC TV, Monitor programme
First showed Pop paintings, with Hockney, Kitaj and Peter Blake


Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican, London, UK
For the Spirit: From the UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Secret Public, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Rock 'N' Roll Vol I, Sorlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway
Sound Zero, Kunst Meran, Meran, Italy
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Summer of Love Art of the Psychedelic Era, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Funny Cuts: Cartoons and Comics in der zeitgenossische Kunst, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Multiple Strategies, Cincinnati Contempoerary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
In Perspective: Retrospective of Drawings and Paintings, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Imaging Ulysses, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland and The British Museum, London, UK (solo)
Print Retrospective, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland (solo)
Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Prints 1968-1998, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
New technology and Printmaking, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK (solo)
A Print Retrospective, Waddington Graphics, London, UK (solo)

Collections publiques

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA