Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Aspen Winter Jazz Poster’, 1967, Print, Screenprint in colors on wove paper, Heritage Auctions
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Roy Lichtenstein

Aspen Winter Jazz Poster, 1967

Screenprint in colors on wove paper
4 × 26 in
10.2 × 66 cm
Edition 196/300
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Printed by Chiron Press, New York

Condition Report: 3" creases center left; 5" crease …

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Signed and numbered in ink along lower edge with printer's chop
Publisher
By the artist and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
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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.

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Printed by Chiron Press, New York

Condition Report: 3" creases center left; 5" crease lower right; small tears in upper right; dents to image throughout; losses to image primarily in lower left corner; crease to lower right corner; some surface soil. Framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 43 X 29 Inches

Medium
Signature
Signed and numbered in ink along lower edge with printer's chop
Publisher
By the artist and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
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.

Roy Lichtenstein

Aspen Winter Jazz Poster, 1967

Screenprint in colors on wove paper
4 × 26 in
10.2 × 66 cm
Edition 196/300
.
Bidding closed
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