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Brushstrokes Poster, 1967

Screenprint, Exhibition Poster
25 × 33 in
63.5 × 83.8 cm
Edition of 1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
St. Augustine
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Like many of the Pop artist’s works, Roy Lichtenstein’s “Brushstrokes” were inspired by a comic …

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Like many of the Pop artist’s works, Roy Lichtenstein’s “Brushstrokes” were inspired by a comic strip. Lichtenstein modeled his first work in the series, Brushstrokes (1965), after “Strange Suspense Stories #72,” a cartoon by Dick Giordano that depicts a frustrated artist slathering a red “X” over an unfinished …

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Graves International Art
St. Augustine
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An original screenprint exhibition poster on white wove paper by American artist Roy Lichtenstein …

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An original screenprint exhibition poster on white wove paper by American artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) titled "Brushstrokes Poster", 1967. Limited edition: presumed roughly 1,000. Believed to have been printed by Aetna Silkscreen Products, New York and known published by Poster Originals Ltd, New …

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Condition
Minor corner wear lower and upper left. Otherwise in very good condition
Signature
Issued unsigned, not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Poster Originals Ltd
Image rights
Copyright © Graves International Art
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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About the work
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Like many of the Pop artist’s works, Roy Lichtenstein’s “Brushstrokes” were inspired by a comic …

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Like many of the Pop artist’s works, Roy Lichtenstein’s “Brushstrokes” were inspired by a comic strip. Lichtenstein modeled his first work in the series, Brushstrokes (1965), after “Strange Suspense Stories #72,” a cartoon by Dick Giordano that depicts a frustrated artist slathering a red “X” over an unfinished …

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Graves International Art
St. Augustine
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An original screenprint exhibition poster on white wove paper by American artist Roy Lichtenstein …

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An original screenprint exhibition poster on white wove paper by American artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) titled "Brushstrokes Poster", 1967. Limited edition: presumed roughly 1,000. Believed to have been printed by Aetna Silkscreen Products, New York and known published by Poster Originals Ltd, New …

Read more
Condition
Minor corner wear lower and upper left. Otherwise in very good condition
Signature
Issued unsigned, not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Poster Originals Ltd
Image rights
Copyright © Graves International Art
Roy Lichtenstein
American, 1923–1997
Follow

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.

Brushstrokes Poster, 1967

Screenprint, Exhibition Poster
25 × 33 in
63.5 × 83.8 cm
Edition of 1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
St. Augustine
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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