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2017/04/20

Richard Hambleton, street artist godfather and The Furies, Canada’s first punk band.

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After those initial years working on the streets, Hambleton moved to making gallery works, and exhibited widely in the eighties. In 1982 he had first solo exhibition in the USA (he was born in Canada, and was founder and co-director of the “Pumps” Center for Alternative Art in Vancouver, and The Furies, Canada’s first punk band, played their first gig at a Hambleton show in 1976), at Alexander Miliken Gallery.

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