Richard Hamilton

1922 - 2011

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Richard William Hamilton CH (24 February 1922 – 13 September 2011) was an English painter and collage artist. His 1955 exhibition Man, Machine and Motion (Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne) and 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, are considered by critics and historians to be among the earliest works of pop art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Hamilton has received more than 40,875 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Richard Hamilton is the 372nd most popular painter (down from 310th in 2019), the 843rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 684th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Painter.

Richard Hamilton is most famous for his 1956 collage The Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing?

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Among painters, Richard Hamilton ranks 372 out of 1,421Before him are Stefan Lochner, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, John Bauer, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, and Robert Rauschenberg. After him are Domenico Veneziano, Joseph Kosuth, Lucian Freud, Johann Friedrich Overbeck, André Masson, and Alexander Roslin.

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Among people born in 1922, Richard Hamilton ranks 58Before him are Cornelius Castoriadis, Alberto Granado, Francesco Rosi, John B. Goodenough, Michael Cacoyannis, and Har Gobind Khorana. After him are Lucian Freud, Toots Thielemans, Oskar Werner, Joan Fuster, Adolfo Celi, and George Blake. Among people deceased in 2011, Richard Hamilton ranks 56Before him are Jorge Semprún, Maria Altmann, Ernesto Sabato, Leonora Carrington, Michael Gough, and Har Gobind Khorana. After him are Lucian Freud, Ralph M. Steinman, Roberts Blossom, Betty Ford, Pete Postlethwaite, and Linda Christian.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Hamilton ranks 843 out of 7,765Before him are John Hanning Speke (1827), William Webb Ellis (1806), Colin Maclaurin (1698), Owen Tudor (1400), Peter Finch (1916), and Robert Graves (1895). After him are Anthony James Leggett (1938), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), John Cale (1942), John Cockcroft (1897), Damon Hill (1960), and Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Richard Hamilton ranks 9Before him are William Hogarth (1697), Thomas Gainsborough (1727), Joshua Reynolds (1723), John Everett Millais (1829), Louis Wain (1860), and Leonora Carrington (1917). After him are William Holman Hunt (1827), Frederic Leighton (1830), John Tenniel (1820), Edmund Leighton (1852), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), and Thomas Cole (1801).