Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Eight abstract service plates’, 1990, Design/Decorative Art, Set of eight porcelain plates glazed in colors, all contained in the original individual boxes, Phillips
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Roy Lichtenstein

Eight abstract service plates, 1990

Set of eight porcelain plates glazed in colors, all contained in the original individual boxes
12 1/5 in diameter
31.1 cm diameter
Edition of 3000
.
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All diameters 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)

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All numbered 0748/3000, 0739/3000, 0583/3000, 1019/3000, 0697/3000, 0747/3000, 0779/3000, 0716/3000 on the undersides
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.

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Eight abstract service plates’, 1990, Design/Decorative Art, Set of eight porcelain plates glazed in colors, all contained in the original individual boxes, Phillips
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All diameters 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)

Medium
Signature
All numbered 0748/3000, 0739/3000, 0583/3000, 1019/3000, 0697/3000, 0747/3000, 0779/3000, 0716/3000 on the undersides
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.

Roy Lichtenstein

Eight abstract service plates, 1990

Set of eight porcelain plates glazed in colors, all contained in the original individual boxes
12 1/5 in diameter
31.1 cm diameter
Edition of 3000
.
Bidding closed
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