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Nude with Yellow Pillow (Corlett 283), 1994

Relief print in colors
52 5/8 × 43 1/8 in
133.7 × 109.5 cm
Edition of 60
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
Signature
Signed, dated and numbered in pencil on Rives BFK wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer and publisher
Series
From the 'Nudes' series
Publisher
Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, 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.

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About the work
Signature
Signed, dated and numbered in pencil on Rives BFK wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer and publisher
Series
From the 'Nudes' series
Publisher
Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, 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.

Nude with Yellow Pillow (Corlett 283), 1994

Relief print in colors
52 5/8 × 43 1/8 in
133.7 × 109.5 cm
Edition of 60
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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