Event: Richard Hamilton Exhibits
Location: Tate Modern, SE1
The Tate Modern is holding the first full retrospective of the pop art artist Richard Hamilton.
Hamilton is known as the founding artists of the pop art movement. This exhibition examines his work from his first works in the 1950s to his final paintings, done just before his death in 2011.
The exhibition includes works from his Fun House (1956) installation, images from the series Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different? (such as this one from 1992) and Mick Jagger in the series Swingeing London 67 (1968-9).
Coinciding with the Tate exhibition the ICA (12th February – 6th April) is presenting two installations by Richard Hamilton that were first exhibited at the Institute at its original Dover Street premises (they are also showing archival material on the ground-breaking shows they held at Dover Street at the Dover Street Market, 11th February – 6th April).
And Cork Street gallery, Alan Cristea (14th February – 22nd March), who worked with Hamilton for over 30 years, is showing a survey of Hamilton’s prints.
The exhibition Richard Hamilton is on at the Tate Modern Gallery on Bankside from 13th February to 26th May 2014, open daily, Sun to Thurs from 10am to 6pm, Friday & Saturday 10am to 10pm.