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Room 419 Richard Hamilton. Man, Machine & Motion, 1955-2012

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The work of Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) sets out from an artistic approach that encompasses popular culture and advertising to foster an art that does not distinguish between low and highbrow culture, in line with his studies in both Fine Arts and the sphere of commercial art and design. As a founding member of the Independent Group (1952–55), he pioneered the development of Pop Art in Britain, producing the collage What Is it that Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing? in 1956 For London’s Whitechapel Gallery. Hamilton’s far-reaching body of work spans traditional pictorial genres and photography, design, advertising, etc., setting up links with other artists such as Marcel Duchamp and his concept of artistic appropriation.