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Roy Lichtenstein

 (1923 - 1997)
Roy Lichtenstein was active/lived in New York.  Roy Lichtenstein is known for pop imagery cartoon painting.

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Roy Lichtenstein

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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 curators of 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.  By age 14, he was taking art classes at the Parsons School of D  ...  Displaying 750 of 21621 characters.



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About  Roy Lichtenstein

Born:  1923 - New York City
Died:   1997 - New York City
Known for:  pop imagery cartoon painting