Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Mao’, 1971, Print, Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins, accompanied by the deluxe hard-cover book The Adventures of Mao on the Long March by Frederic Tuten, Phillips
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Roy Lichtenstein

Mao, 1971

Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins, accompanied by the deluxe hard-cover book The Adventures of Mao on the Long March by Frederic Tuten
26 3/10 × 19 4/5 in
66.7 × 50.2 cm
Edition 10/150
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Image: 23 x 16 3/4 in. (58.4 x 42.5 cm)
Sheet: 26 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. (66.7 x 50.2 cm)
Book: 11 1/4 x 8 …

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The lithograph signed, dated and numbered 10/150 in pencil (there were also an unknown number of artist's proofs), with the artist's …
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Richard Kasak and Citadel Press, Inc., New York
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, ‘Mao’, 1971, Print, Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins, accompanied by the deluxe hard-cover book The Adventures of Mao on the Long March by Frederic Tuten, Phillips
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Phillips

Image: 23 x 16 3/4 in. (58.4 x 42.5 cm)
Sheet: 26 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. (66.7 x 50.2 cm)
Book: 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 1/2 in. (28.6 x 21 x 1.3 cm)
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Medium
Signature
The lithograph signed, dated and numbered 10/150 in pencil (there were also an unknown number of artist's proofs), with the artist's …
Publisher
Richard Kasak and Citadel Press, Inc., New York
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

Mao, 1971

Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins, accompanied by the deluxe hard-cover book The Adventures of Mao on the Long March by Frederic Tuten
26 3/10 × 19 4/5 in
66.7 × 50.2 cm
Edition 10/150
.
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