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"Amerikansk Pop-konst" (American Pop) Moderna Museet Exhibition Poster (De-accessioned from the Denver Art Museum), 1964

Rare original color silkscreen. poster. in handmade wooden museum frame.
47 3/4 × 37 1/2 × 1 in
121.3 × 95.3 × 2.5 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

This is the rare and highly collectible original exhibition poster - not a later copy - for the …

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This is the rare and highly collectible original exhibition poster - not a later copy - for the groundbreaking 1964 exhibition "Amerikansk Pop-konst" (American Pop) show at Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden. Publisher: Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Printer: Reklamteknik A-B Malmo, In vintage hand made museum …

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Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, Printer: Reklamteknik A-B Malmo
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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Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

This is the rare and highly collectible original exhibition poster - not a later copy - for the …

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This is the rare and highly collectible original exhibition poster - not a later copy - for the groundbreaking 1964 exhibition "Amerikansk Pop-konst" (American Pop) show at Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden. Publisher: Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Printer: Reklamteknik A-B Malmo, In vintage hand made museum …

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Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, Printer: Reklamteknik A-B Malmo
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.

"Amerikansk Pop-konst" (American Pop) Moderna Museet Exhibition Poster (De-accessioned from the Denver Art Museum), 1964

Rare original color silkscreen. poster. in handmade wooden museum frame.
47 3/4 × 37 1/2 × 1 in
121.3 × 95.3 × 2.5 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
Bidding closed
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