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Entablature IX (Corlett 146), 1976

Screenprint, lithograph and collage printed in colours with embossing
29 1/10 × 44 9/10 in
74 × 114 cm
Edition of 30
This is part of a limited edition set.
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On BFK Rives, signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 30 in pencil, printed by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York, with full margins.

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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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On BFK Rives, signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 30 in pencil, printed by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York, with full margins.

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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.

Entablature IX (Corlett 146), 1976

Screenprint, lithograph and collage printed in colours with embossing
29 1/10 × 44 9/10 in
74 × 114 cm
Edition of 30
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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