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Pyramid, 1968

3D cardboard multiple with screenprint in colors on lightweight board
18 in
45.7 cm
Edition 82/300
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Printer: Fine Creations, Inc.
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Note: Corlett records that only between 50 to …

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Printer: Fine Creations, Inc.
Publisher: The artist

Note: Corlett records that only between 50 to 100 of the edition were actually released.

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Signed and numbered 82/300
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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Rago

Printer: Fine Creations, Inc.
Publisher: The artist

Note: Corlett records that only between 50 to …

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Printer: Fine Creations, Inc.
Publisher: The artist

Note: Corlett records that only between 50 to 100 of the edition were actually released.

Signature
Signed and numbered 82/300
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.

Pyramid, 1968

3D cardboard multiple with screenprint in colors on lightweight board
18 in
45.7 cm
Edition 82/300
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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