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

August 17, 2018
London, UK

Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? (1956) is a collage by English Artist Richard Hamilton.

It is remarkable because, despite its early date, it looks like a sort of index or compendium of Pop Art’s chief characteristics and motifs, featuring pin-up girls, advertisements, comic books and so on.

At the time, though, in 1956, it would be several years before the phenomenon of Pop Art was recognized as a new, cohesive international movement.

It was the first work of pop art to achieve iconic status.

The work is now in the collection of the Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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