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"The Mirror Paintings", 1989, Exhibition Catalogue, Mary Boone Gallery NYC, First Edition, Tall quarto, Hardcover, Tissue-guarded mirrored paste downs and endpapers. Textured embossed covers and spine with silver gilt lettering. Mirrored paste-downs and endpapers, one with a loose tissue guard. 30 sheets in …

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Mary Boone Gallery NYC

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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$95.4m, Christie's, 2015
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Lincoln Center Editions
Selected exhibitions
2021
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2016
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2012
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"The Mirror Paintings", Exhibition Catalogue, Mary Boone Gallery NYC, First Edition, RARE, 1989

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33 × 26.7 cm
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"The Mirror Paintings", 1989, Exhibition Catalogue, Mary Boone Gallery NYC, First …

Medium
Condition
Excellent- with protective slip sheets in the covers, very little wear on the outer edges, no inside wear at all, tight and clean.
Signature
Not Signed, not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Mary Boone Gallery NYC

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.

High auction record
$95.4m, Christie's, 2015
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Lincoln Center Editions
Selected exhibitions (3)
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