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After Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), As I Opened Fire, conceived 1966, printed later, three offset lithographs in colors (Corlett app 5)

After Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), As I Opened Fire, conceived 1966, printed later, three offset lithographs in colors (Corlett app 5)

Product Description:

Set of three offset lithographs in colors, on three sheets of wove paper, unsigned, stamped on the reverse, from an edition of an unknown size, published by Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, printed by Drukerij Luii & Co., Amsterdam; unframed

Reference: Corlett app 5

Dimensions:

Each:
Height 25.5 in. x Width 20.75 in. (sheet)

Condition:

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Provenance:

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Acquired by the current owner from the above

About The Artist:

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) was an American Pop artist born in New York City. His father, a real estate broker and his mother, a homemaker and pianist, frequently took him to museums in his youth. Lichtenstein began college by enrolling in classes at the Arts Students League in New York. He subsequently moved to Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where he finished his studies after serving in World War II. Lichtenstein’s work is a pastiche of cultural appropriation; he famously aped comic book illustrations, enlarging, tracing and painting selected segments, even incorporating the characteristic Ben-Day dots from the offset lithographic printing process into his paintings. Lichtenstein also used the brushstroke, a motif from the Action Paintings of his contemporaries, and created tongue-in-cheek artworks based on 20th century art movements Cubism, Purism, Surrealism, Futurism, and Expressionism. In his later years, Lichtenstein created a series of sculptures of flat-looking but three-dimensional banal objects, and a series of non-reflective mirrors. His playful, balanced work sought to question the assumption that the function of representational art was to reflect reality. His art was an arrangement of forms and colors that obeyed pictorial rules independent of the subject in order to express an ideal state rather than a concrete reality.

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After Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), As I Opened Fire, conceived 1966, printed later, three offset lithographs in colors (Corlett app 5)

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