The British painter Richard Hamilton talks and with students of different art academies, at the occasion of an exhibition at the Palais des Beaux-Arts/Paleis voor Schone Kunsten in Brussels in 1971, about how he works and his sources of inspiration. He explains the origin of his series of portraits of Bacon and tries to define the difference between “Pop Art” and “Fine Arts” and talks about the influence of Duchamp, the technique of photocollage and the language of art.
00’00" Leader. 00’08" Titles. 00’15" Pictures of drawings and photographic collages by Richard Hamilton. 03’25" Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini and photographic collages by Hamilton. 05’18" In a room in the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Richard Hamilton - surrounded by his work -talking to students from the Fine Arts Academy about how he works and his sources of inspiration.11’00" Hamilton explaining the origin of his series of portraits of Bacon and trying to define the difference between "Pop Art" and "Fine Arts". 21’00" Views of the Andy Warhol exhibition. 24’15" Hamilton talking about the influence of Duchamp, the technique of photocollage and the language of art. 36’30"
(Source: Jef Cornelis 1964 - 1990, Espace Art Contemporain : Maison de la culture et de la Communication de Saint-Etienne, 1991)