Richard Hamilton: One of Britain's greatest artists, the founding father of Pop Art

Episode 1,   Jan 21, 2021, 04:00 PM

The first episode of Making a Mark explores the work of Richard Hamilton (1922 - 2011), the founding father of Pop Art in Britain and one of the most influential artists of his generation. Michael Bracewell, cultural critic and writer and the author of Modern World: The Art of Richard Hamilton, and gallerist and art dealer Alan Cristea, who worked with Hamilton for 35 years, discuss the art and ideas of an artist whose achievements and legacy remain unparalleled today.

Contributors include the Guardian’s art critic Jonathan Jones, writer and curator Gill Hedley, and art director and graphic designer Peter Saville.

Artworks discussed in the episode can be viewed online via

(Image: Richard Hamilton in his Highgate studio, c. 1970. Photo by Chris Morphet/Redferns via Getty Images)

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