Just What Is It That Makes the White Album so Different, so Appealing?

Richard Hamilton and the making of the Beatles’ “White Album”

Neal Umphred
Tell It Like It Was
6 min readJan 16, 2019

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A cropped image from Richard Hamilton’s “Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes so Different, so Appealing?” (Read on for more information.)

ARTIST RICHARD HAMILTON was a fixture in the world of international art before the Beatles cut their first sides. For the 1956 exhibition called “This Is Tomorrow,” Richard Hamilton submitted a 10 x 9-inch collage titled “Just What Is It That…

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Neal Umphred
Tell It Like It Was

Mystical Liberal likes long walks in the city at night in the rain alone with an umbrella and flask of 10-year-old Laphroaig.