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Roommates, from Nude Series, 1994

Relief in colors on Rives BFK paper
57 3/4 × 45 in
146.7 × 114.3 cm
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P.P. II (aside from an edition of 40)

Condition Report: No visible condition issues. Not examined …

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P.P. II (aside from an edition of 40)

Condition Report: No visible condition issues. Not examined out of frame. Sheet is floated with all edges visible. Framed under plexiglas. Framed Dimensions: 68.5 X 55.75 X 2 Inches

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Signed, annotated and dated in pencil in lower right
Publisher
Published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York
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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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P.P. II (aside from an edition of 40)

Condition Report: No visible condition issues. Not examined …

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P.P. II (aside from an edition of 40)

Condition Report: No visible condition issues. Not examined out of frame. Sheet is floated with all edges visible. Framed under plexiglas. Framed Dimensions: 68.5 X 55.75 X 2 Inches

Signature
Signed, annotated and dated in pencil in lower right
Publisher
Published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

Roommates, from Nude Series, 1994

Relief in colors on Rives BFK paper
57 3/4 × 45 in
146.7 × 114.3 cm
Bidding closed
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