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AP 15 / 73

Image: 32 3/8 x 21 1/8 in
Sheet: 38 3/8 x 27 1/8 in
Frame: 44 x 33 x 1 1/12 in

Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Not examined outside of frame.

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Medium
Signature
Signed, dated **'82**, and numbered **AP 15 / 73**, lower right corner
Publisher
Co-published by the artist and People for the American Way, Washington, D.C.

Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein mined advertisements and comics to make groundbreaking paintings that brought American pop culture into the gallery space. He undermined the distinction between painting and printing as he made canvases that looked as though they’d come from a commercial press; using paint and stencils, he meticulously rendered flat, single-color benday dots by hand. Lichtenstein introduced his detached and deadpan style in 1961 when he painted Look Mickey, a picture of the cartoon mouse executed in primary colors. Five years later, he represented the United States at the Venice Biennale. By the 1970s, he’d already enjoyed major shows at the Pasadena Art Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, and the Guggenheim. Lichtenstein’s work has sold for more than $90 million at auction. His use of appropriated imagery has influenced artists such as Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Raymond Pettibon.

High auction record
US$95.4m, Christie's, 2015
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Lincoln Center Editions, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art
Selected exhibitions
2021
Roy Lichtenstein: SelectionsGemini G.E.L.
Vera List and The Posters of Lincoln CenterLincoln Center Editions
2016
Roy Lichtenstein: Re-FigureCastelli Gallery
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I Love Liberty, 1982

Silkscreen in colors on Arches 88 paper
38 3/8 × 27 1/8 in
97.5 × 68.9 cm
Edition of 250 + 73AP
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This work ships from Miami Beach, FL, United States

AP 15 / 73

Image: 32 3/8 x 21 1/8 in
Sheet: 38 …

Medium
Signature
Signed, dated **'82**, and numbered **AP 15 / 73**, lower right corner
Publisher
Co-published by the artist and People for the American Way, Washington, D.C.

Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein mined advertisements and comics to make groundbreaking paintings that brought American pop culture into the gallery space. He undermined the distinction between painting and printing as he made canvases that looked as though they’d come from a commercial press; using paint and stencils, he meticulously rendered flat, single-color benday dots by hand. Lichtenstein introduced his detached and deadpan style in 1961 when he painted Look Mickey, a picture of the cartoon mouse executed in primary colors. Five years later, he represented the United States at the Venice Biennale. By the 1970s, he’d already enjoyed major shows at the Pasadena Art Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, and the Guggenheim. Lichtenstein’s work has sold for more than $90 million at auction. His use of appropriated imagery has influenced artists such as Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Raymond Pettibon.

High auction record
US$95.4m, Christie's, 2015
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Lincoln Center Editions, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by Roy Lichtenstein
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