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Richard Pettibone

 (born 1938)
Richard H. Pettibone is active/lives in New York, California.  Richard Pettibone is known for pop-art copied paintings.

Richard Pettibone

Creating small 'pocket size' paintings from Pop-Art images already made famous, Richard Pettibone does artwork that is described as "cloning", which has resulted in "art that he can call his own." (Smith)  His copies include work by Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns as well as Marcel Duchamp and Roy Lichtenstein.  It is done under the umbrella of 'Dada' and "he has seemed completely unperturbed by this apparent lack of originality." (Smith)  In July, 2005, an exhibition of work by Pettibone was held at the Philadelphia Institute of Art, and included were 215 works representing four decades of his career.

In her review of this exhibition for the New York Times, Roberta Smith wrote:  "The walls are do  ...  Displaying 750 of 2503 characters.

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About  Richard Pettibone

Born:  1938 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  pop-art copied paintings