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Landscape 2, from: Ten Landscapes, 1967

Screenprint on Rowlux mounted onto composition board (as issued)
11 9/10 × 18 1/10 in
30.2 × 46 cm
Edition 62/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, numbered 62/100, published by Original Editions, New …

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Signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, numbered 62/100, published by Original Editions, New York, with their label on the reverse, pale light- and mount staining, otherwise in good condition.
Image & Sheet 302 x 460 mm.

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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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Signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, numbered 62/100, published by Original Editions, New …

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Signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, numbered 62/100, published by Original Editions, New York, with their label on the reverse, pale light- and mount staining, otherwise in good condition.
Image & Sheet 302 x 460 mm.

Medium
Print
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.

Landscape 2, from: Ten Landscapes, 1967

Screenprint on Rowlux mounted onto composition board (as issued)
11 9/10 × 18 1/10 in
30.2 × 46 cm
Edition 62/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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