Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? by Richard Hamilton

Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing by Richard Hamilton Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?1956Pop ArtCollageKunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany Created for the catalogue of the seminal 1956 exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK, recognised as the genesis of Pop Art, this piece by … Continue reading Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? by Richard Hamilton

Dr Pepper by Eduardo Paolozzi

Dr. Pepper by Eduardo Paolozzi Dr Pepper1948Pop ArtCollageCollection of the Tate, UK Created as part of Paolozzi’s ‘Bunk’ series, ‘Dr. Pepper’ was inspired by Surrealist and Dadaist collage works by artists such as Max Ernst and Hannah Hoch. Paolozzi assembled the montage of blossoming American consumerism using colourful images cut out from American magazines. He … Continue reading Dr Pepper by Eduardo Paolozzi

I was a rich man’s plaything by Eduardo Paolozzi

I was a rich man's plaything by Eduardo Paolozzi I was a rich man's plaything1947Pop ArtCollageTate Modern, London, UK Made by Paolozzi as part of a series entitled ‘Bunk’, ‘I was a rich man’s plaything’ consists of images from American magazines given to the artist by US soldiers in Paris. The piece includes an image … Continue reading I was a rich man’s plaything by Eduardo Paolozzi

HOPE by Robert Indiana

HOPE by Robert Indiana HOPE by Robert IndianaHOPE2008SculptureStainless SteelPrivate Collection A large-scale steel sculpture, HOPE was created for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama in 2008. Featuring the same iconic composition of Indiana’s LOVE the artist conveys the central message of Obama’s campaign Robert Indiana Robert IndianaPop Art, Minimalism, Hard-edge PaintingBorn: 13 September 1928, Indiana, … Continue reading HOPE by Robert Indiana

Hommage à Chrysler Corp. by Richard Hamilton

Hommage à Chrysler Corp. by Richard Hamilton Hommage à Chrysler Corp.1957Pop ArtOil paint, metal foil, and digital print on woodTate Modern, London A multi-media artist, Hamilton employed elegant lines in the composition of ‘Hommage à Chrysler Corp’, reminding the viewer that his journey into art was through drawing. At first glance, the piece looks abstract, … Continue reading Hommage à Chrysler Corp. by Richard Hamilton

Hispanic Wedding Dress Display, Newark, New Jersey by George Segal

Hispanic Wedding Dress Display, Newark, New Jersey by George Segal Hispanic Wedding Dress Display, Newark, New Jersey1993Pop ArtGelatin silver printCollection of Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA The impact of photography and photojournalism was evident in Segal’s sculptures and near the end of his career he became more active as a photographer. His … Continue reading Hispanic Wedding Dress Display, Newark, New Jersey by George Segal

American Collectors (Fred and Marcia Weisman) by David Hockney

American Collectors (Fred and Marcia Weisman) by David Hockney American Collectors (Fred and Marcia Weisman)1968Pop Art, British Pop Art, School of London, Nouveau Réalisme, British ArtAcrylic on CanvasArt Institute of Chicago, USA Some of Hockney’s moat masterful compositions are his portraits from the late 1960s, offering almost cinematic insights into the culture and mood of … Continue reading American Collectors (Fred and Marcia Weisman) by David Hockney

Depression Bread Line by George Segal

Depression Bread Line1991Pop ArtPlaster, wood, metal, and acrylic paintCollection of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA An overarching theme of Segal’s work, waiting is presented with poignancy in Depression Bread Line. Life-sized hunched over men in old hats and overcoats stand in a single line queue beside a brick wall. Brad lines … Continue reading Depression Bread Line by George Segal

A Visit with Christopher and Don, Santa Monica Canyon by David Hockney

A Visit with Christopher and Don, Santa Monica Canyon1984Pop Art, CubismOil on two canvassesMuseum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany Hockney draws on the language of Cubism in creating this view of the Santa Monica Canyon. Throughout his artistic life Cubism has been a strong influence on his style. In this piece Hockney expands the Cubist visual language … Continue reading A Visit with Christopher and Don, Santa Monica Canyon by David Hockney