Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Screenprinted Paper Plate, 1969 (Exhibition Stamped)’, 1977, Design/Decorative Art, Silkscreen on Paper Plate (Exhibition Stamped), Alpha 137 Gallery
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Roy Lichtenstein

Screenprinted Paper Plate, 1969 (Exhibition Stamped), 1977

Silkscreen on Paper Plate (Exhibition Stamped)
10 1/4 × 10 1/4 × 1 in
26 × 26 × 2.5 cm
.
$595
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Alpha 137 Gallery

This 1969 Roy Lichtenstein silkscreen plate was distributed in a very limited quantity in …

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Stamped from Lichtenstein's 1977 exhibition at California State University, Long Beach on the underside
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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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This 1969 Roy Lichtenstein silkscreen plate was distributed in a very limited quantity in conjunction with the 1977 exhibition at California State University, Long Beach entitled Roy Lichtenstein: Ceramic Sculpture. The verso bears a rare stamp from California State University. The university published a catalogue by …

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Very good
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Stamped from Lichtenstein's 1977 exhibition at California State University, Long Beach on the underside
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Frame
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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

Screenprinted Paper Plate, 1969 (Exhibition Stamped), 1977

Silkscreen on Paper Plate (Exhibition Stamped)
10 1/4 × 10 1/4 × 1 in
26 × 26 × 2.5 cm
.
$595
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $35 domestic, $80 rest of world
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
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