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Richard Hamilton’s ‘TV Sculpture’ after ‘an Exhibit’

16 mar 2015
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London.

Visit Central Saint Martins this March to see Richard Hamilton’s contribution to Channel 4’s series ‘TV Sculpture’ originally broadcast in 1997.

Still from Richard Hamilton’s ‘TV Sculpture’ after ‘an Exhibit’ (produced and directed by Sam Hodgkin for Channel 4, 1997). Courtesy Sam Hodgkin and the estate of Richard Hamilton.

Asked to create a work of art for television, Hamilton re-edited a film he had made forty years earlier but never shown before – adding colour and a soundtrack. The original film was footage the artist had shot of ‘an Exhibit’, an exhibition and artwork he made in collaboration with Victor Pasmore and Lawrence Alloway in 1957, and the subject of an upcoming title in our Exhibition Histories series of books.

Richard Hamilton’s ‘TV Sculpture’ after ‘an Exhibit’
16–20 March 2015

Central Saint Martins
University of the Arts London
Granary Building
1 Granary Square
London N1C 4AA

Screening times and locations:
Monday 16 March, 16:30–17:30, The Street outside LVMH Theatre
Tuesday 17 March, 10:00–17:00, The Street outside LVMH Theatre
Wednesday 18 March, 17:00–19:00, Platform Theatre Foyer
Thursday 19 March, 17:00–18:00, The Street outside LVMH Theatre
Friday 20 March, 10:00–13:00, Platform Theatre Foyer

This Afterall Exhibition Histories event is free and accessible to all UAL staff and students. Public viewing by appointment only. For more information and screening times please email

Hamilton’s ‘TV Sculpture’ is being screened on a monitor as part of Strangelove – a Central Saint Martins wide moving image festival using spaces throughout the Kings Cross campus.

Equipment for this event has been generously provided by The Block.