Artist: Richard HamiltonYear: 1956

Artist: Richard Hamilton
Year: 1956

In the history of art, the first work of pop art by an English artist- Richard Hamilton. The work named was created in 1956 and it belong to pop art.

This collage showed that a family room with extremely popular and modernization. In this pop art, there added some elements of modernism, such as television, stereo equipment and the vacuum cleaner, etc. In the top of art, a Richtenstein’s work of art named that with black frame on the wall. From the besides, the view out of the window was a cinema of big city.

In the most prominent position, there stand a stronger and young man who just wears white undershorts. In his right hand, he clenched a huge lollipop has the word ’POP’. In the right part, there have a nearly nude woman presented full of young and sexy pose was inclined to sit in sofa.

From this collage, it showed that vivid sense of color and a powerful image. The hole of painting is easy to understand without profoundly demonstrated and inspiration.


Hamilton, R 1956, ‘Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?'[image] in art and artists 1992, TATE London, viewed 01 January 2013, < http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/P/P78/P78920_10.jpg&gt;.