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Reverie, from 11 Pop Artists, Volume II, 1965

Screenprint in colors, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
30 × 24 in
76.2 × 61 cm
Edition 69/200
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Phillips

I. 27 1/16 x 23 in. (68.7 x 58.4 cm)
S. 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm)

Property from an Important East …

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I. 27 1/16 x 23 in. (68.7 x 58.4 cm)
S. 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm)

Property from an Important East Coast Collection

From the Catalogue:
The 11 Pop Artists portfolios were a new center of gravity in America’s art history. These edgy compilations of fresh prints from then-emerging artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Andy …

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Signed and numbered 69/200 in pencil (there were also 50 proofs in Roman numerals and approximately 5 artist's proofs), published by … Read more
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
Bibliography
Provenance
P
Phillips

I. 27 1/16 x 23 in. (68.7 x 58.4 cm)
S. 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm)

Property from an Important East …

Read more

I. 27 1/16 x 23 in. (68.7 x 58.4 cm)
S. 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm)

Property from an Important East Coast Collection

From the Catalogue:
The 11 Pop Artists portfolios were a new center of gravity in America’s art history. These edgy compilations of fresh prints from then-emerging artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Andy …

Read more
Signature
Signed and numbered 69/200 in pencil (there were also 50 proofs in Roman numerals and approximately 5 artist's proofs), published by … Read more
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.

Reverie, from 11 Pop Artists, Volume II, 1965

Screenprint in colors, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
30 × 24 in
76.2 × 61 cm
Edition 69/200
Bidding closed
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