Richard Hamilton, Bathroom Fig. 1


Richard Hamilton (British, 1922-2011)

Bathroom – fig. 1, 1997

Medium: Computer-processed Iris giclée print on rag paper

Dimensions: 61 x 56 cm (24 x 22 in)

Edition of 50: Hand-signed and numbered

Condition: Mint

In stock

Richard Hamilton, Bathroom Fig. 1

Richard Hamilton was a pioneering British artist whose work significantly influenced the development of modern art. Born in 1922 in London, Hamilton is often credited as the father of pop art. His diverse practice encompassed photography, painting, collage, and printmaking, making him a versatile and innovative figure in the art world. Hamilton’s artworks are renowned for their exploration of consumer culture, mass media, and the intersection of high and low art. Hamilton’s interest in photography and prints was central to his artistic practice. He utilized photographs and photographic techniques to create complex and layered prints that challenged traditional notions of art and representation. One of his most famous artworks, “Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?” (1956), is a seminal collage that exemplifies his use of photographic imagery to comment on modern life and consumerism. Throughout his career, Hamilton produced numerous iconic artworks that reflected his keen observations of contemporary culture. His prints often featured bold, graphic elements and a keen sense of irony, critiquing the commodification of everyday objects and the pervasive influence of media. Hamilton’s ability to merge fine art with popular culture set him apart from his contemporaries and established his lasting legacy. Hamilton’s photographs and prints have been exhibited in major institutions worldwide, including the Tate in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His contributions to the art world have been recognized with numerous accolades, and his work continues to inspire artists and audiences alike.


Limited Edition Photograph


Digital Print


Contemporary Art, Figurative Art

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