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Dinnerware, group of six works, 1966

Glazed ceramics
10 1/4 in
26 cm
Edition of 800
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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany and Jackson China for Durable Dish Co., …

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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany and Jackson China for Durable Dish Co., Villanova, Pennsylvania

Condition Report: Mild surface dust; a few mild scattered scuffs to the underside rim and the lip of the tea cup.

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Each with the artist's stamped signature on the underside
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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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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany and Jackson China for Durable Dish Co., …

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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany and Jackson China for Durable Dish Co., Villanova, Pennsylvania

Condition Report: Mild surface dust; a few mild scattered scuffs to the underside rim and the lip of the tea cup.

Signature
Each with the artist's stamped signature on the underside
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.

Dinnerware, group of six works, 1966

Glazed ceramics
10 1/4 in
26 cm
Edition of 800
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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