Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire Triptych’, 1966, EHC Fine Art: Essential Editions VI

This classic triptych by Roy Lichtenstein "As I Opened Fire". These were sourced from the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam where the original painting hangs. The measurement of 24 x 20 inches is for each panel. They make a wonderful triptych hung side by side
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Publisher: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

About Roy Lichtenstein

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.

American, 1923-1997, New York, New York, based in New York and Southampton, New York