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Mirror #1, from the Mirror Series, 1972

Line-cut, screenprint with embossing, and collage on Arjomari paper
21 × 21 in
53.3 × 53.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Childs Gallery
Boston
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Corlett 106; NGA 31.35; Gemini 382. Printer's proof II, outside of the edition of 80. Numbered, …

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Corlett 106; NGA 31.35; Gemini 382. Printer's proof II, outside of the edition of 80. Numbered, signed, and dated in pencil lower center margin: "PP II rf Lichtenstein '72". With Gemini G.E.L blindstamp lower right. Published by Gemini G.E.L. A fine impression in fine condition. Sheet measures 28 x …

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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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Corlett 106; NGA 31.35; Gemini 382. Printer's proof II, outside of the edition of 80. Numbered, …

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Corlett 106; NGA 31.35; Gemini 382. Printer's proof II, outside of the edition of 80. Numbered, signed, and dated in pencil lower center margin: "PP II rf Lichtenstein '72". With Gemini G.E.L blindstamp lower right. Published by Gemini G.E.L. A fine impression in fine condition. Sheet measures 28 x …

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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.

Mirror #1, from the Mirror Series, 1972

Line-cut, screenprint with embossing, and collage on Arjomari paper
21 × 21 in
53.3 × 53.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Boston
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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