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Illustration for ‘De Nouveau au-dessus de Denver’, from La Nouvelle Chute de l'Amérique, 1992

Etching with Aquatint
13 9/10 × 18 9/10 in
35.4 × 48 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£12,000
location
London
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Shapero Modern
London
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Etching with aquatint, 1992, on 250-gram Velin d’Arches paper, initialled and numbered from the …

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Etching with aquatint, 1992, on 250-gram Velin d’Arches paper, initialled and numbered from the edition of 80, printed by Atelier Dupont-Visat, L’Inediteur, Paris, published by Les Editions du Solstice, Paris, 35.4 x 48cm, 18 15/16 x 13 15/16 in.

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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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Etching with aquatint, 1992, on 250-gram Velin d’Arches paper, initialled and numbered from the …

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Etching with aquatint, 1992, on 250-gram Velin d’Arches paper, initialled and numbered from the edition of 80, printed by Atelier Dupont-Visat, L’Inediteur, Paris, published by Les Editions du Solstice, Paris, 35.4 x 48cm, 18 15/16 x 13 15/16 in.

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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.

Illustration for ‘De Nouveau au-dessus de Denver’, from La Nouvelle Chute de l'Amérique, 1992

Etching with Aquatint
13 9/10 × 18 9/10 in
35.4 × 48 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£12,000
location
London
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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