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Brushstroke, 1967

Original screenprint on off-white wove paper
23 × 31 in
58.4 × 78.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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michael lisi / contemporary art
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This image was created by Roy Lichtenstein for the Pasadena Art Museum’s 1967 exhibition dedicated …

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This image was created by Roy Lichtenstein for the Pasadena Art Museum’s 1967 exhibition dedicated exclusively to his artwork. AN original color screenprint, the artwork is hand-signed, dated and numbered in pencil, measures 23 x 31 in. (58.2 x 79 cm), unframed from the edition of 300. It is designated as C.45 in …

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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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This image was created by Roy Lichtenstein for the Pasadena Art Museum’s 1967 exhibition dedicated …

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This image was created by Roy Lichtenstein for the Pasadena Art Museum’s 1967 exhibition dedicated exclusively to his artwork. AN original color screenprint, the artwork is hand-signed, dated and numbered in pencil, measures 23 x 31 in. (58.2 x 79 cm), unframed from the edition of 300. It is designated as C.45 in …

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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.

Brushstroke, 1967

Original screenprint on off-white wove paper
23 × 31 in
58.4 × 78.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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