Roy Lichtenstein


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Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was a prominent American pop artist. During the 1960s, his paintings were exhibited at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York City and, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, James Rosenquist, and others. He became a leading figure in the new art movement. His work defined the basic premise of pop art better than any other through parody. ... more »

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  • I don't think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of a...
    Roy Lichtenstein (b. 1923), U.S. Pop artist. Interview in Lawrence Alloway, "Artist's Statements," Lichtenstein (1983).
  • ''There is a relationship between cartooning and people like Miró and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist, but it definitely is related even in the early Disney.''
    Roy Lichtenstein (b. 1923), U.S. Pop artist. Also published in John Coplan, Lichtenstein (1972). Quoted in Lawrence Alloway, "Talking with Roy Lichten...
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