Mel Ramos

American, 1935–2018


Mel Ramos’s provocative, humorous paintings mix idealized nude women with the imagery of popular culture—Coca Cola bottles, movie posters, and the like. A prolific artist from his emergence in the 1960s onward, Ramos has often based his nudes on the …

High auction record
£1.1m, Sotheby's, 2012

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