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Hat, 1968

Offset Lithograph
19 1/2 × 28 1/2 in
49.5 × 72.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
London, Monmouthshire, Washington
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Gerrish Fine Art
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Offset lithograph in yellow, red and blue, printed on both sides of a thin, white plastic sheet, …

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Offset lithograph in yellow, red and blue, printed on both sides of a thin, white plastic sheet, sandwiched in transparent plastic. Printed at Omega Graphics, New York, in collaboration with Bernard Reitkopf, and published by the Letter Edged in Black Press.

This is a rare double unfolded proof for Lichtenstein's …

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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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Offset lithograph in yellow, red and blue, printed on both sides of a thin, white plastic sheet, …

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Offset lithograph in yellow, red and blue, printed on both sides of a thin, white plastic sheet, sandwiched in transparent plastic. Printed at Omega Graphics, New York, in collaboration with Bernard Reitkopf, and published by the Letter Edged in Black Press.

This is a rare double unfolded proof for Lichtenstein's …

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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.

Hat, 1968

Offset Lithograph
19 1/2 × 28 1/2 in
49.5 × 72.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
London, Monmouthshire, Washington
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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