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    Gemini G.E.L. 1450
    Mary Lee Corlett 246

  • Artist Biography

    Roy Lichtenstein

    One of the most influential and innovative American artists of the post-war period, Roy Lichtenstein ushered in the prominence of Pop Art through his high-impact representations of consumer imagery, common entertainment, and the accoutrements of contemporary life rendered in the Ben-Day dots of contemporary comic strips. Central to Lichtenstein’s practice was parody, which enabled the artist to engage with often-disparaged commercial source imagery from an ironic distance as he considered the nature of the banal and probed the boundaries of what fine art could be.

     

    While Lichtenstein’s early Pop work cemented his status as one of the main figures of one of the most iconic and original movements of postmodernism, he continued to develop his practice over the course of the following decades until his death in 1997. Retaining his characteristic comic style and ironic distance, Lichtenstein engaged new and disparate influences from Abstract Expressionism to Chinese landscape painting to evolve the subject of his own work and consider the contradictions of representation, style, and substance. Lichtenstein is a central figure in the 20th century art historical canon and accordingly his work is represented in the collections of major museums worldwide, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate, London; and Centre Pompidou, Paris.

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Mirror, from Harvey Gantt

1990
Screenprint in colors, on 4-ply board, the full sheet.
S. 10 x 7 1/4 in. (25.4 x 18.4 cm)
Signed, dated and numbered 'AP 38/50' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 250), co-published by the artist and Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, for the benefit of the Harvey Gantt for Senate Campaign, framed.

Estimate
$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $4,750

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