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image: 'Toaster' by Richard Hamilton by davidzimmerman

'Toaster' by Richard Hamilton

Toaster is the first of several prints Hamilton has made combining different printing techniques. The image shows a photograph of a toaster, seen from the side, set against a hazy abstract background. This background was printed by offset lithography, resulting in a flat grey and subtly-graduated field of black dots. The toaster itself and the text beneath its image were screenprinted before a rectangle of metalised polyester was collaged between the toaster’s black plastic ends to...