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Bull Profile Series, 1973

The complete set of six lithograph, screenprint and line-cuts in colors, on Arjomari paper
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Each signed, dated in pencil and numbered 89/100 (there were also thirteen artist's proof …

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Each signed, dated in pencil and numbered 89/100 (there were also thirteen artist's proof sets), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and inkstamp on the reverse, each the full sheet, in very good condition, framed
Each Sheet: 27 x 35 (686 x 889 mm.)

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“The series pretends

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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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Christie's

Each signed, dated in pencil and numbered 89/100 (there were also thirteen artist's proof …

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Each signed, dated in pencil and numbered 89/100 (there were also thirteen artist's proof sets), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and inkstamp on the reverse, each the full sheet, in very good condition, framed
Each Sheet: 27 x 35 (686 x 889 mm.)

From the Catalogue:
“The series pretends

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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 Profile Series, 1973

The complete set of six lithograph, screenprint and line-cuts in colors, on Arjomari paper
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