Born in 1923 in Manhattan, New-York, Died in 1997 in Manhattan.
Celebrated by a retrospective at the Centre Pompidou in 2013, Lichtenstein was a leading figure in the Pop Art movement. Discovered by Leo Castelli gallery, he started in 1961, exhibiting a few large canvases inspired by comics and advertising. Seeking to create in the most artificial way, his work remains extremely current.
WHAAM! (CORLETT APPENDIX 7)
Offset lithograph printed in colours on two sheets, published by The Tate Gallery, London, printed by Lautrec Ltd., Leeds, on wove paper.
631 by 744mm 24 7/8 by 29 3/8 in (each)
As I opened fire Poster Triptych (Corlett App. 5).
three offset lithographs in colours, unframed.
24¾ x 20¾ in. (63 x 52.5 cm) each.
This work was conceived in 1966 and published by the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. This piece is from one of several editions of over 3,000 printed after 1966, published by the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, (3).