Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom, from Interior Series, 1990’, 1990, Print, Woodcut and screenprint, Shapero Modern
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Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom, from Interior Series, 1990, 1990

Woodcut and screenprint
56 7/10 × 78 3/10 in
144 × 199 cm
.
£75,000 - 100,000
Location
London
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Shapero Modern
London

Woodcut and Screenprint, 1990, on 4-ply Paper Technologies, Inc. Museum Board, from the edition of …

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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.

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom, from Interior Series, 1990’, 1990, Print, Woodcut and screenprint, Shapero Modern
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Woodcut and Screenprint, 1990, on 4-ply Paper Technologies, Inc. Museum Board, from the edition of 60, printed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, published in 1991 by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, sheet size 199.4 x 144.2 cm.

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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.

Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom, from Interior Series, 1990, 1990

Woodcut and screenprint
56 7/10 × 78 3/10 in
144 × 199 cm
.
£75,000 - 100,000
Location
London
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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