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Bull Head III, 1973

Lithograph
21 × 28 9/16 in
53.3 × 72.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
San Francisco
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Original lithograph, screenprint and line-cut printed in 5 colors (yellow, red, blue, light blue, …

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Original lithograph, screenprint and line-cut printed in 5 colors (yellow, red, blue, light blue, black) on Arjomari wove paper

Hand-signed and dated in pencil in the margin lower right rfLichtenstein ’73.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the numbered edition of 100. One of three plates from the …

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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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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
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Original lithograph, screenprint and line-cut printed in 5 colors (yellow, red, blue, light blue, …

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Original lithograph, screenprint and line-cut printed in 5 colors (yellow, red, blue, light blue, black) on Arjomari wove paper

Hand-signed and dated in pencil in the margin lower right rfLichtenstein ’73.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the numbered edition of 100. One of three plates from the …

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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.

Bull Head III, 1973

Lithograph
21 × 28 9/16 in
53.3 × 72.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
San Francisco
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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