Mel Ramos
American, 1935-2018
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High auction record
£1m, Sotheby's, 2012
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Mel Ramos: Superheroes of 1963,
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Mel Ramos, A Pop Icon, the 1970's and Beyond, A Print Survey,
David Lawrence Gallery
2015
POtPourri,
Galerie Thomas

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 female celebrities of the day, from Marilyn Monroe to Scarlett …

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