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Foot Medication Poster, 1963

Offset lithograph (halftone) on lightweight wove paper
22 7/8 × 16 7/8 in
58.1 × 42.9 cm
Edition of 100
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About the work
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F
Freeman's

One of an unknown number printed before exhibition text (aside from the signed and numbered edition …

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One of an unknown number printed before exhibition text (aside from the signed and numbered edition of 100 posters also without text)

Dimensions: image: 15 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (39.7 x 40cm)
sheet: 22 7/8 x 16 7/8 in. (58.1 x 42.7cm)

With margins, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, publisher

note: Foot Medication Poster is …

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Signature
Pencil signed
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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About the work
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Freeman's

One of an unknown number printed before exhibition text (aside from the signed and numbered edition …

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One of an unknown number printed before exhibition text (aside from the signed and numbered edition of 100 posters also without text)

Dimensions: image: 15 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (39.7 x 40cm)
sheet: 22 7/8 x 16 7/8 in. (58.1 x 42.7cm)

With margins, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, publisher

note: Foot Medication Poster is …

Read more
Signature
Pencil signed
Roy Lichtenstein
American, 1923–1997
Follow

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.

Foot Medication Poster, 1963

Offset lithograph (halftone) on lightweight wove paper
22 7/8 × 16 7/8 in
58.1 × 42.9 cm
Edition of 100
Bidding closed
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