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As I opened Fire, 1960-1970

Lithograph
25 1/5 × 20 1/2 in
64 × 52 cm
Edition of 3000
This is part of a limited edition set.
€989
location
Berlin
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ARTEDIO
Berlin
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Limited edition, lithograph, after edition, limited edition of 3000, very good state, artwork is offered unframed, framing on request, worldwide shipping

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• Artist: : Roy Lichtenstein
• Title: As I opened Fire
• Originality: poster edition
• Type: poster edition, triptych
• Technique: coloured offset …

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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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Berlin
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Limited edition, lithograph, after edition, limited edition of 3000, very good state, artwork is …

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Limited edition, lithograph, after edition, limited edition of 3000, very good state, artwork is offered unframed, framing on request, worldwide shipping

Details:
• Artist: : Roy Lichtenstein
• Title: As I opened Fire
• Originality: poster edition
• Type: poster edition, triptych
• Technique: coloured offset …

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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.

As I opened Fire, 1960-1970

Lithograph
25 1/5 × 20 1/2 in
64 × 52 cm
Edition of 3000
This is part of a limited edition set.
€989
location
Berlin
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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