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Art of the Sixties, exhibition poster, 1979

Silkscreen in colors on paper
51 5/8 × 39 1/4 in
131.1 × 99.7 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
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Published by L Malis, Printed by Shul Zayg Studio, Israel. Property from an Important British Urban …

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Published by L Malis, Printed by Shul Zayg Studio, Israel. Property from an Important British Urban Art Collection

Condition Reports: Creases in the corners. Print is rolled.

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Roy Lichtenstein
American, 1923–1997
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When American Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein painted Look Mickey in 1961, it set the tone for his career. This primary-color portrait of the cartoon mouse introduced Lichtenstein’s detached and deadpan style at a time when introspective Abstract Expressionism reigned. Mining material from advertisements, comics, and the everyday, Lichtenstein brought what was then a great taboo—commercial art—into the gallery. He stressed the artificiality of his images by painting them as though they’d come from a commercial press, with the flat, single-color Ben-Day dots of the newspaper meticulously rendered by hand using paint and stencils. Later in his career, Lichtenstein extended his source material to art history, including the work of Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso, and experimented with three-dimensional works. Lichtenstein’s use of appropriated imagery has influenced artists such as Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Raymond Pettibon.

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Published by L Malis, Printed by Shul Zayg Studio, Israel. Property from an Important British Urban …

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Published by L Malis, Printed by Shul Zayg Studio, Israel. Property from an Important British Urban Art Collection

Condition Reports: Creases in the corners. Print is rolled.

Signature
Signed in ink in lower right
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Roy Lichtenstein
American, 1923–1997
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When American Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein painted Look Mickey in 1961, it set the tone for his career. This primary-color portrait of the cartoon mouse introduced Lichtenstein’s detached and deadpan style at a time when introspective Abstract Expressionism reigned. Mining material from advertisements, comics, and the everyday, Lichtenstein brought what was then a great taboo—commercial art—into the gallery. He stressed the artificiality of his images by painting them as though they’d come from a commercial press, with the flat, single-color Ben-Day dots of the newspaper meticulously rendered by hand using paint and stencils. Later in his career, Lichtenstein extended his source material to art history, including the work of Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso, and experimented with three-dimensional works. Lichtenstein’s use of appropriated imagery has influenced artists such as Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Raymond Pettibon.

Art of the Sixties, exhibition poster, 1979

Silkscreen in colors on paper
51 5/8 × 39 1/4 in
131.1 × 99.7 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
Bidding closed
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