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The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation
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Roy Lichtenstein - Centre Pompidou, 2013 Sunrise [Lever de soleil], 1965 Porcelaine émaillée sur feuille d’acier perforée, 58,4 x 71,8 x 6,7 cm Édition 1/8 Collection particulière Une rétrospective Au-delà du pop art Biographie « Ce que je crée, c'est de la forme » Les œuvres - Les premières œuvres pop « L'art commercial n'est pas notre art, c'est notre sujet » - La richesse des expérimentations techniques « Je veux cacher la trace de ma main » - Un rapport privilégié à l'histoire de l'art Repères - Chronologie Textes de référence Bibliographie En savoir plus sur l'exposition une rÉtrospective Au-delÀ du pop art Reconnue dès le début des années 1960 comme une contribution majeure au pop art new-yorkais − elle fait partie de son « noyau dur » selon la spécialiste Lucy Lippard −, l'œuvre de Roy Lichtenstein dépasse les cadres chronologiques, techniques et thématiques de cette tendance liée à l'avènement de la société de consommation. Biographie « Ce que je crÉe, c’est de la forme » Les œuvres Torpedo... Dans Torpedo... Essais

Roy Lichtenstein Roy Lichtenstein was a Jewish American pop artist. From his studio in New York City, Roy Lichtenstein did cartoon inspired paintings that helped launch the Pop Art movement. He was unique in that he developed a new visual language in an avant-garde style that was disruptive to viewers and yet was accessible and popular with them. He also did innovative art work that incorporated many late 20th-century movements and addressed a number of social issues. His thirty-five year career of public recognition was celebrated in 1993-94 by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York with a large scale retrospective of his work. He was born in Manhattan and went to high school there. In 1943, he was drafted into the Army and served in Europe and then returned to Ohio State, completing his BFA and MFA and then teaching at that campus. In 1962, he had a landmark exhibition at the Castelli Gallery that showed enlarged depictions of advertisements and comic strip images.

marché de l'Art Home - Fundació Joan Miró Culture - Magazine - Roy Lichtenstein Roy Lichtenstein Par André Girod A quoi mesure-t-on la valeur intrinsèque d’un artiste ? La popularité de son travail ? Alors que dire d’un peintre que Life Magazine avait qualifié comme « the worst artist in America », le pire artiste en Amérique ? La grandeur d’un artiste est aléatoire, souvent due au hasard et à l’engouement d’un mécène qui n’hésite pas à sortir de l’argent pour l’acquisition des œuvres. C’est un peu ce qui s’est passé pour Roy Lichtenstein. Surtout quand on apprend la façon dont il s’est dirigé vers cette branche artistique : la peinture. Jusqu’à l’âge de 37 ans, Roy était un artiste raté : son studio était rempli de toiles que personne ne voulait acheter. Le gant était ramassé et le père montra à son moutard qu’il pouvait peinturlurer comme Disney. Il essaie de l’expliquer : « Abstract Impressionnists put things on the canvas and responded to what they have done to the color positions and size. Que veut dire Roy ? our trouver son unicité sinon sa … gloire !

Roy Lichtenstein Biography - life, history, school, son, book, information, born, college, time Born: October 27, 1923 New York, New York Died: September 29, 1997 New York, New York American artist, painter, sculptor, and printmaker Roy Lichtenstein, American painter, sculptor, and printmaker, startled the art world in 1962 by exhibiting paintings based on comic book cartoons. Early life Roy Lichtenstein was born in New York City on October 27, 1923, the son of Milton and Beatrice Werner Lichtenstein. Early works From 1951 to about 1957 Lichtenstein's paintings dealt with themes of the American West—cowboys, Native Americans, and the like—in a style similar to that of modern European painters. Lichtenstein was best known for his paintings based on comic strips, with their themes of passion, romance, science fiction, violence, and war. Tries different styles The 1970s saw Lichtenstein continuing to experiment with new styles. Lichtenstein's long career and large body of work brought him appreciation as one of America's greatest living artists. Roy Lichtenstein.

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Roy Lichtenstein "Roy Lichtenstein was the master of the stereotype, and the most sophisticated of the major Pop artists in terms of his analysis of visual convention and his ironic exploitation of past styles. The work for which he is now known was the product of a long apprenticeship. "He was born in New York City in October 1923. His parents were middle-class and he described himself as having had a quiet and uneventful childhood. "In his last year of high school, 1939, he enrolled for summer art classes at the Art Students' League under Reginald Marsh. "In 1960 Lichtenstein was appointed Assistant Professor at Douglas College at Rutgers University of New Jersey, which put him within striking distance of New York. "Lichtenstein took in his comic-strip paintings unannounced to the new Leo Castelli Gallery, and was almost immediately accepted for exhibition there, in preference to Andy Warhol, who had started doing similar work. - From "Lives of the Great 20th-Century Artists", by Edward Lucie-Smith

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