Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton, the "Father of Pop Art", Dies at 89

Richard Hamilton, regarded by many as the father of the Pop Art movement, passed away on Tuesday, September 13th, 2011. Known for his collage work and paintings, Hamilton also created the iconic design for The Beatles' White Album.   

In this September 24th, 1973 episode of WNYC's Round and About the Guggenheim, host Mimi Poser discusses with Richard Hamilton his museum retrospective and the sources and intentions of his art. Guggenheim curator Linda Konheim also joins as a guest.

 

 

Richard Hamilton, regarded by many as the father of the Pop Art movement, passed away on Tuesday, September 13th, 2011.  Known for his collage work and paintings, Hamilton also created the iconic design for The Beatles White Album.   
In this September 24th, 1973 episode of WNYC's Round and About the Guggenheim, host Mimi Poser discusses with Richard Hamilton his current museum retrospective and the sources and intentions of his art.  Guggenheim curator Linda Konheim also joins as a guest.