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 38,896 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Richard Hamilton is the 311th most popular painter (up from 386th in 2019), the 685th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 822nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular British 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 311 out of 1,428Before him are Félix Vallotton, Rosalba Carriera, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Alexej von Jawlensky, Cosimo Rosselli, and Giovanni Paolo Panini. After him are Séraphine Louis, Philipp Otto Runge, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Gabriël Metsu, Judith Leyster, and Polygnotus.

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Among people born in 1922, Richard Hamilton ranks 49Before him are Leon M. Lederman, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Liliane Bettencourt, Nils Liedholm, Dana Zátopková, and Manolis Glezos. After him are Alberto Granado, Arthur Ashkin, Ademir de Menezes, Jake LaMotta, Cornelius Castoriadis, and Yuri Lotman. Among people deceased in 2011, Richard Hamilton ranks 36Before him are Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, Christa Wolf, Manfred Gerlach, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, Lynn Margulis, and John McCarthy. After him are Alberto Granado, Tomislav Ivić, Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., Linda Christian, Daniel Bell, and Jorge Semprún.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Hamilton ranks 685 out of 6,924Before him are Nigel Farage (1964), Peter Greenaway (1942), Oliver Heaviside (1850), William Hyde Wollaston (1766), Joan Clarke (1917), and Robert III of Scotland (1330). After him are Annie Besant (1847), Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), William Webb Ellis (1806), and W. H. Auden (1907).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Richard Hamilton ranks 7Before him are J. M. W. Turner (1775), John Constable (1776), Thomas Gainsborough (1727), John Everett Millais (1829), Joshua Reynolds (1723), and William Hogarth (1697). After him are William Holman Hunt (1827), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Leonora Carrington (1917), Frederic Leighton (1830), John Tenniel (1820), and Edmund Leighton (1852).