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Rising Sun Announcement, Circa 1967

Screenprint on opaque white Rowlux
3 7/8 × 6 9/16 in
9.8 × 16.7 cm
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Presumably an unsigned proof (Corlett calls for copies signed in marker verso), from the edition of …

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Presumably an unsigned proof (Corlett calls for copies signed in marker verso), from the edition of unknown size, Rosa Esman, New York, publisher

note: Mary Lee Corlett notes that this work was produced to promote the series "Ten Landscapes" and was included in a promotional mailing. The image reproduces …

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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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Freeman's

Presumably an unsigned proof (Corlett calls for copies signed in marker verso), from the edition of …

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Presumably an unsigned proof (Corlett calls for copies signed in marker verso), from the edition of unknown size, Rosa Esman, New York, publisher

note: Mary Lee Corlett notes that this work was produced to promote the series "Ten Landscapes" and was included in a promotional mailing. The image reproduces …

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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.

Rising Sun Announcement, Circa 1967

Screenprint on opaque white Rowlux
3 7/8 × 6 9/16 in
9.8 × 16.7 cm
Bidding closed
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