Roy Lichtenstein, ‘View from the Window, from: Landscape Series’, 1985, Christie's
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View from the Window, from: Landscape Series, 1985

Lithograph, woodcut and screenprint in colours, on wove paper
79 1/2 × 33 3/5 in
202 × 85.4 cm
Edition 34/60
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed and dated in pencil, numbered 34/60 (there were also 11 artist's proofs), published by …

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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, ‘View from the Window, from: Landscape Series’, 1985, Christie's
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Signed and dated in pencil, numbered 34/60 (there were also 11 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., New York, with their blindstamps, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed.
Image 1942 x 776 mm., Sheet 2020 x 854 mm.

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It is an attempt to classicise a romantic notion…When I use it …

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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.

View from the Window, from: Landscape Series, 1985

Lithograph, woodcut and screenprint in colours, on wove paper
79 1/2 × 33 3/5 in
202 × 85.4 cm
Edition 34/60
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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