Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Red Lamp’, 1992, Print, Color lithograph on wove paper, Freeman's
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Roy Lichtenstein

Red Lamp, 1992

Color lithograph on wove paper
21 1/2 × 24 in
54.6 × 61 cm
Edition 170/250 + 40AP
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Dimensions: image: 16 x 18 1/2 in. (40.6 x 47cm)
sheet: 21 1/2 x 24 in. (54.6 x 61cm)

The full …

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Pencil signed and dated, numbered 170/250
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, ‘Red Lamp’, 1992, Print, Color lithograph on wove paper, Freeman's
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Dimensions: image: 16 x 18 1/2 in. (40.6 x 47cm)
sheet: 21 1/2 x 24 in. (54.6 x 61cm)

The full sheet, co-published by the artist and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York for Art Takes Care Benefit, for the Village Nursing Home, New York

Medium
Signature
Pencil signed and dated, numbered 170/250
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

Red Lamp, 1992

Color lithograph on wove paper
21 1/2 × 24 in
54.6 × 61 cm
Edition 170/250 + 40AP
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