Mel Ramos - Contemporary Art Day Sale London Thursday, February 17, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Thomas Levy Galerie, Hamburg

  • Artist Biography

    Mel Ramos

    American • 1935

    Mel Ramos is an American Pop artist best known for his paintings of female nudes alongside brand logos. His depictions of women with everyday products celebrate aspects of popular culture represented in mass media and advertising. Like his contemporaries Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, Ramos was inspired by comic books and grew up drawing cartoons and characters from their pages. The artist's works, including paintings, prints and works on paper, feature in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among others.

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Mobilcom St Pauli II

Watercolour on paper.
71.5 x 57.2 cm (28 x 22 1/2 in).
Signed and dated 'Mel Ramos 2003' lower right.

£50,000 - 70,000 

Contemporary Art Day Sale

18 Feb 2011