Richard Hamilton, while less of a household name than Andy Warhol, was the founder of Pop Art and a visionary who outlined its aims and ideals. A lollipop from one of his early collages furnished the movement with its title.
Robert Motherwell (1915 - 1991) was never expected to become an artist. The son of a well-to-do and conservative bank chairman, Motherwell was expected to follow in his father's footsteps. But a trip to Mexico in 1941 with Surrealist painter Roberto Matta would change all of that.