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Get hand-picked stories from our editors delivered straight to your inbox every day.<\/p>' © 1986-2020 Invaluable, LLC. closeSignupBar(); + '' setCookie(cookieName, value, expirationMinutes); $; + '<\/div>' // ------------------------------------------------------------------- View artworks for sale by Lichtenstein, Roy Roy Lichtenstein (8013, American). * There is probably no need to call this directly - use setNewsletterCookie(). //hide on mobile phones However, when the artist began using printing techniques to create the brushstroke motif a layer of irony as well as a direct comment on the brushwork of Abstract Expressionism became prevalent. } Lichtenstein earned both his BA and MFA in art from Ohio State University, but did not paint in the style for which he is now known until he began teaching at Rutgers University alongside Allan Kaprow in 1960. } $modal.css({ SignupForm.init($modal.find('form'), function onSuccess() { function setNewsletterCookie(cookieName, value) { validate: function( $form, $email ){ Browse the works and learn more about Roy Lichtenstein. link.href = fileName; + '<\/form>' A stunning depiction and emblematic portrait from Roy Lichtenstein’s corpus of German Expressionist-inspired paintings, Dr. Waldmann represents the ultimate crescendo of the artist’s pioneering investigation into the nature of painting itself throughout the twentieth century. if (c.indexOf(name) == 0) { prefix = 'artnet_newsletter_'; function getCookie(cname, prefix) { + '<\/div>' }); // dataType: 'json', script.integrity = "sha256-hVVnYaiADRTO2PzUGmuLJr8BLUSjGIZsDYGmIJLv2b8="; if (!expirationMinutes) { addCss(''); “With its cool, mechanical precision and stunning conceptual depth, Lichtenstein here ushers in the dawn of the Pop-art era,” said David Galperin, head of Sotheby’s contemporary art evening auction in New York, in a statement. type: $form.attr('method'), // Check if ouibounce exist before calling ouibounce var $ = window.jQuery; } }, Over the course of his career, Roy Lichtenstein's lithographs and paintings for sale combined a sense of commercial design, comic book art, and elements of the newspaper printing process into an body of over 5,000 pieces of art. .fail(function(jqXHR, textStatus){ found = false; Roy Lichtenstein Purist Painting with Dice Sold for $ 652,500 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session. regex: { var ca = document.cookie.split(';'); } callback: function() { //don't run this function if the user has already triggered the modal by leaving the viewport Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) "Handshake" Handsigned color lithograph on smooth wove paper, 1962. function addCss(fileName) { $form.find('.signup-failed').show().siblings().hide(); setNewsletterCookie('recentlyShown', 1); In a statement, the auction house promised “creative opportunities for those wishing to preview our exhibitions and participate in our auctions—from in-person and virtual appointment viewings to enhanced digital experiences.”, The announcement of the Lichtenstein consignment also included assurances from Sotheby’s that the work would appear in a live auction the week of June 29, “pending the lifting of certain restrictions and confirmation from the relevant authorities that we can proceed.” (The house has rolled its regular June sales in London and its May New York sales into one event.). Brushstroke Sculpture. + '<\/div>' })(); Access the data behind the headlines with the artnet Price Database. + ' @media (max-width: 575px){ #ouibounce-modal {display:none !important;} }' // Add animation css } Other bodies of work by the artist are more desirable than the brushstrokes at auction—chiefly, his nudes and works based on comic-book panels. Roy Lichtenstein, Seductive Girl. This primary-color portrait of the cartoon mouse introduced Lichtenstein’s detached and deadpan style at a time when introspective Abstract Expressionism reigned. Notably, the forthcoming White Brushstroke I has a slightly lower estimate than its predecessor—perhaps a reflection of how prices have been recalibrated in light of the current financial climate. + '