Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior’, 1992, Print, Screenprint in colors, on five panels of Paper Technologies, Inc. Waterleaf paper (as issued), Christie's
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Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior, 1992

Screenprint in colors, on five panels of Paper Technologies, Inc. Waterleaf paper (as issued)
102 × 150 in
259.1 × 381 cm
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signed and dated in silver felt-tip marker, numbered 95/300 (there were also 50 artist's …

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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, ‘Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior’, 1992, Print, Screenprint in colors, on five panels of Paper Technologies, Inc. Waterleaf paper (as issued), Christie's
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signed and dated in silver felt-tip marker, numbered 95/300 (there were also 50 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps, the full sheets, in generally good condition, laid to the support, framed
Overall: 102 x 152 in. (2591 x 3810 mm.)

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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

Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior, 1992

Screenprint in colors, on five panels of Paper Technologies, Inc. Waterleaf paper (as issued)
102 × 150 in
259.1 × 381 cm
Bidding closed
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