Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Pyramid’, 1968, Print, Ink, board, pencil, Artificial Gallery
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Roy Lichtenstein

Pyramid, 1968

Ink, board, pencil
14 4/5 × 19 4/5 × 19 4/5 in
37.6 × 50.2 × 50.2 cm
Edition 37/300
.
£15,000 - 20,000
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Pencil-signed and numbered 37/300 (approximately 50-100 were released, there were also a few …

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Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Underneath
Frame
Included
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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Pencil-signed and numbered 37/300 (approximately 50-100 were released, there were also a few artist's proofs), published by the artist. Color screenprint on lightweight board folded into a three-dimensional pyramid. The condition of the work is excellent (uncommon with this rare edition), though the original …

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Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Underneath
Frame
Included
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

Pyramid, 1968

Ink, board, pencil
14 4/5 × 19 4/5 × 19 4/5 in
37.6 × 50.2 × 50.2 cm
Edition 37/300
.
£15,000 - 20,000
Ships from London, GB
Shipping: £375 domestic, £495 rest of world
VAT included in price
Locked
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