Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Imperfect Diptych 46 1/4’’ x 91 3/8’’, from: Imperfect Series’, 1988, Print, Woodcut, Screenprint and collage on Archivart 4-ply Museum Board, Shapero Modern
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Roy Lichtenstein

Imperfect Diptych 46 1/4’’ x 91 3/8’’, from: Imperfect Series, 1988

Woodcut, Screenprint and collage on Archivart 4-ply Museum Board
46 1/5 × 91 3/10 in
117.4 × 232 cm
.
£50,000 - 75,000
Location
London
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Shapero Modern
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Woodcut and Screenprint with collage in colours, 1988, on Archivart 4-ply Museum Board, signed and …

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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.

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Imperfect Diptych 46 1/4’’ x 91 3/8’’, from: Imperfect Series’, 1988, Print, Woodcut, Screenprint and collage on Archivart 4-ply Museum Board, Shapero Modern
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Woodcut and Screenprint with collage in colours, 1988, on Archivart 4-ply Museum Board, signed and dated in pencil, numbered from the edition, printed & published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps, inkstamp and workshop number RL87-1152 verso, 46 1/8 x 91 1/8 in (117.5 x 231.1 cm). Reference: …

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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.

Roy Lichtenstein

Imperfect Diptych 46 1/4’’ x 91 3/8’’, from: Imperfect Series, 1988

Woodcut, Screenprint and collage on Archivart 4-ply Museum Board
46 1/5 × 91 3/10 in
117.4 × 232 cm
.
£50,000 - 75,000
Location
London
Certificate
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This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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