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Roy Lichtenstein New York Times Magazine 1974, "Persistent Pop" (After Roy Lichtenstein), 1974

Off-set lithograph
9 × 14 × 1/4 in
22.9 × 35.6 × 0.6 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$200
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Lot 180
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New York Times Magazine 1974, featuring Roy Lichtenstein Crying Girl Cover:

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New York Times Magazine 1974, featuring Roy Lichtenstein Crying Girl Cover:

The issue features a feature article entitled "Persistent Pop, Paintings Outliving Their Subjects" which profiles Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Robert Indiana in addition to Lichtenstein. A unique, rare pop art collectible that is …

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Medium
Books and Portfolios
Condition
Very good for its age
Signature
Not signed
Publisher
New York Times
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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Lot 180
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New York Times Magazine 1974, featuring Roy Lichtenstein Crying Girl Cover:

The issue features a …

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New York Times Magazine 1974, featuring Roy Lichtenstein Crying Girl Cover:

The issue features a feature article entitled "Persistent Pop, Paintings Outliving Their Subjects" which profiles Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Robert Indiana in addition to Lichtenstein. A unique, rare pop art collectible that is …

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Medium
Books and Portfolios
Condition
Very good for its age
Signature
Not signed
Publisher
New York Times
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 New York Times Magazine 1974, "Persistent Pop" (After Roy Lichtenstein), 1974

Off-set lithograph
9 × 14 × 1/4 in
22.9 × 35.6 × 0.6 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$200
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