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Richard Hamilton
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Born in Pimlico, London
Born on 24th of February 1922

Born 1922 - English painter.

Studied at the Royal Academy Schools and the Slade School of Art, London. Exhibited in the This is Tomorrow exhibition (1956) with Just What Is It that Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing?, considered to be the first work of Pop Art. Created Companion of Honour in 2000. The Tate Gallery has a comprehensive collection of his work.

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