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Travel Tip: Art and Archaeology in England
Richard Hamilton: The Late Works



Richard Hamilton: The Late Works
ENGLAND
LONDON  •  The National Gallery  •  Ongoing
 
 

Just before his death, British artist Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) was at work on a major painting based on Honoré de Balzac’s short story Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu (The Unknown Masterpiece). When it became clear he would not live to finish the work, Hamilton decided that the National Gallery exhibition – the first significant one since his death – would culminate in the initial presentation of the large-scale variations on this work, using computer-generated images over-painted by hand.



The National Gallery Website


Contact: The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN

Tel: (44 ) 20 7747 2885

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