Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Red Lamp’, 1992, Gilden's Art Gallery

This original lithograph in colours is hand signed in pencil "Lichtenstein" at the lower right margin and dated "92" beside the signature.
It is also inscribed hand numbered, it is one of 40 artist’s proofs aside the standard edition of 250 signed and numbered impressions.
The subject was co-published by the artist and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.

Corlett, M. L. (2002). The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein. A Catalogue Raisonné 1948-1997. New York: Hudson Hills Press
Reference: Corlett 279

Condition: Very good condition. Glued to the mount. Remnants of hinging tape intermittently, verso.

Publisher: The artist and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.

About Roy Lichtenstein

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.

American, 1923-1997, New York, New York, based in New York and Southampton, New York

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