Roy Lichtenstein, ‘THE COUPLE’, 1980, Print, WOODCUT WITH EMBOSSING IN COLORS, Gallery Art
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Roy Lichtenstein

THE COUPLE, 1980

WOODCUT WITH EMBOSSING IN COLORS
40 × 36 in
101.6 × 91.4 cm
Edition of 50
.
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Aventura
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Composed of energetic lines and bright colors, Roy Lichtenstein’s “Expressionist Heads” (1980) was …

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The Couple, from The Expressionist Woodcut Series. Woodcut in colors with embossing, on Arches …

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Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed, dated and numbered in pencil by the artist.
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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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Composed of energetic lines and bright colors, Roy Lichtenstein’s “Expressionist Heads” (1980) was a breakthrough print series for the Pop artist. The portfolio includes Lichtenstein’s first depictions of nude women and his first use of the woodcut printmaking technique—both of which would feature prominently in his …

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The Couple, from The Expressionist Woodcut Series. Woodcut in colors with embossing, on Arches Cover paper. Hand signed, numbered and dated in pencil. Edition of 50 (there were also 13 artist's proofs). Published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and inkstamp on the reverse. Image: 33.5 x …

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Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed, dated and numbered in pencil by the artist.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
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

THE COUPLE, 1980

WOODCUT WITH EMBOSSING IN COLORS
40 × 36 in
101.6 × 91.4 cm
Edition of 50
.
Sold
Location
Aventura
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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