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Richard HamiltonThe first major retrospective of one of Britain's most influential 20th Century artists, following his death in 2011. Richard Hamilton's work in the 1950s, using collage and imagery from the mass media and advertising, is widely considered the foundation of pop art, exemplified by the memorably titled 'Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing?' (1956), a domestic scene featuring a bodybuilder holding a lollipop and a woman with a lampshade on her head. As well as these design-focussed commentaries on modern (read mid-century) living, Hamilton's work addressed celebrity culture - his famous 'Swingeing London' (1969) shows Mick Jagger being arrested - and tough political subjects, perhaps most controversially in his diptych painting 'The Citizen' (1983) in which a Republican prisoner takes on a Christ-like appearance. In conjunction with this Tate Modern retrospective, the ICA will be showing some of Hamilton's exhibition designs.

 

About Tate Modern

Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of Battersea Power Station, Tate Modern opened to great acclaim in 2000. Since then it has welcomed millions of visitors through its imposing doors. More about Tate Modern

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Richard Hamilton  Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) Swingeing London 67 (f) 1968-9 Aluminium and metalised acetate on canvas Tate © The estate of Richard Hamilton  

Richard Hamilton - Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) Swingeing London 67 (f) 1968-9 Aluminium and metalised acetate on canvas Tate © The estate of Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) Swingeing London 67 (f) 1968-9 Aluminium and metalised acetate on canvas Tate © The estate of Richard Hamilton 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  28% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  37% off
71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  37% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
 
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The BFG at Hilton Bankside
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 1st to 31st August 2016
Hilton London Bankside, Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Take a seat at the Giant's Table, make your own dream jar and get a discount on family rooms at Hilton London Bankside, marking the launch ...More
 
 
 
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Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: 27th June to 31st August 2016
The Refinery, 110 Southwark Street, Blue Fin Building, SE1 | 4 minutes from Richard Hamilton
The Refinery, on the ground floor of the landmark Blue Fin Building in Southwark, gives the Great British Summer a Latin twist, teaming up with Bacardi ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st July to 17th September 2016
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Richard Hamilton
After a successful run in New York and a feature film adaptation, the Tony Award-winning Into The Woods comes to London this summer to be staged ...More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Richard Hamilton
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Richard Hamilton
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
London > Attractions >
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Richard Hamilton
A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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Morris & Verdin
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
Unit 2, Bankside Industrial Estate, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Richard Hamilton
Specialises in Burgundy and California ... More
 
 
 
Blue Fin Building
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
110 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Richard Hamilton
The Blue Fin building on Bankside was designed by Allies and Morrison - the award-winning architectural practice also responsible for the Royal Festival Hall New Building ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe 2 (Tate Modern)
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Richard Hamilton
A brasserie at Tate Modern. It's really good! No really, given the lack of choice around here you might expect average to good food at extortionate ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Level Seven
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Richard Hamilton
Extremely swish International Cuisine in a magnificent setting looking out over the Blade of Light bridge, the Thames and the centre of town. This superior eaterie ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Richard Hamilton
With one of the best views over London, an eclectic menu based around carefully sourced, seasonal food together with an innovative wine list, the restaurant on ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Richard Hamilton
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Southwark College
London > Education > English Language Courses
Waterloo Centre, The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Richard Hamilton
No beginners accepted. £200 per week. Maximum class size 25.... More
 
 
 
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South of England Athletics Association
London > Leisure >
4th Floor, Marathon House, 115 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 8 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Richard Hamilton
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Richard Hamilton
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Richard Hamilton
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 5 minutes from Richard Hamilton
... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Richard Hamilton
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
Bankside Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Richard Hamilton
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Richard Hamilton
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 

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Curator's Talk: The EY Exhibition: Wifredo LamCurator's Talk: The EY Exhibition: Wifredo LamTalk given by Matthew Gale, Head of Displays, Tate Modern.2016-09-19T18:30:00+01002016-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Griselda Pollock On Georgia O'KeeffeGriselda Pollock On Georgia O'KeeffeThe art historian discusses the American artist's work.2016-09-20T18:30:00+01002016-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Jacques Herzog In Conversation With Nicholas SerotaJacques Herzog In Conversation With Nicholas SerotaThe talk about the opening of the new Tate Modern is chaired by Oliver Wainwright.2016-09-27T18:30:00+01002016-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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Jacques Herzog In Conversation With Nicholas Serota
In Conversation: Njideka Akunyili CrosbyIn Conversation: Njideka Akunyili CrosbyThe artist discusses her work with Zoe Whitley, Adjunct Research Curator.2016-09-29T00:00:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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In Conversation: Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg American artist Robert Rauschenberg blazed a new trail for art in the second half of the 20th century, moving between painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, installation and performance. His six-decade career is represented at Tate Modern by major works including his early experiments at Black Mountain College, a hotbed for innovation2016-12-01T00:00:00+00002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Modern,   Bankside Power Station  25 Sumner Street    SE1 9TG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  TBC
DATES  1st December 2016 to 2nd April 2017
VENUE  Tate Modern 
American artist Robert Rauschenberg blazed a new trail for art in the second half of the 20th century, moving between painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, installation and performance. His six-decade career is represented at Tate Modern by major works including his early experiments at Black Mountain College, a hotbed for innovation... More about this event
 
 

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The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

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Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
The Threepenny Opera
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

Rufus Norris directs Rory Kinnear as the notorious London criminal and cutthroat Macheath in Simon Stephens' darkly comic translation of ...More

Festival Of Love Closing Party
Kids Events | On 29th August 2016 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

Family-friendly DJ sets, live performances, and a whole lot of funk as the festival comes to an end....More

Festival Of Love Dance Workshop
Sporting Events | On 29th August 2016 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

Learn some new dance moves....More

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Sporting Events | On 29th August 2016 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

Learn some new funk and groove dance moves....More

Festival Of Love Craft Workshop
Kids Events | On 29th August 2016 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

Themed craft activities....More

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure For Kids
Concerts | On 29th August 2016 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent 11 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

The beatboxer performs at an interactive show aimed at a young audience....More

National Theatre Of Scotland: Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre 11 minutes walk from Richard Hamilton

Adapted from the novel by Alan Warner, this energetic musical comedy created by Lee Hall and directed by Vicky Featherstone ...More

 
 
 
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