venice art biennale 07 richard hamilton at the fondazione bevilacqua la masa (uk/CE) june 7th to october 8th, 2010

the godfather of intellectual pop art (pop-fine-art) richard hamilton asserts that a duality exists -popular art for the use and entertainment of the masses, attractive, yet doomed to obsolescence, and a pop-fine art, inspired by its twin culture though without mass consumption in mind.

‘descending nude’, 2006 image © designboom

richard hamilton at venice art biennale 07 detail of ‘descending nude’ image © designboom