Roy Lichtenstein

Nationality: American

Birth Year: 1923

Death Year: 1997

Place of Birth: New York, NY

Place of Death: New York, NY

Specialities: Modern Art


The Mecene: BMW's Commitment to Art and Culture

By Michelle Tay | October 6, 2015

When Alexander Calder became the first artist asked, in 1975, to transform a BMW into a canvas on wheels, he used only primary colors, swathing the body of the vehicle in color blocks. When the car, after being publicly presented as a work of... More

Sales Maintained a Steady Pace at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction

By Judd Tully | June 30, 2015

LONDON — Though largely absent of fireworks and stung by a quartet of unsold Gerhard Richter paintings, the art market maintained its steady course at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary art...

Gianfranco Gorgoni's Iconic Photographs Capture Artist Superstars of the 60s

By Rachel Will | June 1, 2015

His list of subjects reads like a dealer’s notebook of the time: Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. And today, Gianfranco Gorgoni’s...

Sotheby's Solid Night of Contemporary Art

By Judd Tully | May 13, 2015

Buoyed by a quartet of $20 million plus lots, the contemporary art market once again proved its marathon mettle in Sotheby’s season opener evening sale on Tuesday, which tallied $379,676,000.The...

Tackling the Giant: Hamburg Show Explores Artistic Takes on Pablo Picasso

By Lisa Contag | April 3, 2015

If there is a giant in 20th century art, it’s Pablo Picasso. No other artist seems as widely known and remains as omnipresent as the Catalan painter who died in Mougin in 1973 at the age of 91....

Gerhard Richter Leads Kunstkompass Ranking for Top 100 International Artists

By BLOUIN ARTINFO | March 25, 2015

BERLIN - Kunstkompass (German for „Art Compass“) a ranking created by art specialist and journalist Willi Bongard in 1970 and issued every spring, is one of the most anticipated publications in...

Q&A with SFMOMA Gary Garrels on "American Icons" in Paris

By Juliette Soulez | March 11, 2015

While the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is closed until 2016, art lovers will still be able to see next month some of its treasures in Paris, thanks to the travelling exhibition, American...

Discover Collectable Vintage Posters at ION Art Gallery

By Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop | November 21, 2014

With the development of stone lithographic printing in Europe in the late 19th century, colorful advertising posters could be mass produced. Celebrated artists, like Henri Toulouse Lautrec and...

Kerry Taylor Auctions Artsy Vintage Fashion

By Michelle Tay,Michelle Tay | February 20, 2014

A Mondrian-esque 60s minidress by Bonwit Teller and a Lichtenstein-print suit by Moschino are just some of the highlights of Kerry Taylor Auctions’ Spring Vintage Fashion sale on February 25...

Mori Art Museum Celebrates 10 Years with Andy Warhol

By Robert Michael Poole | January 17, 2014

Mori Art Museum, on the 53rd floor of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, celebrates 10 years in 2014, and in celebration will host two simultaneous exhibitions in honor of Andy Warhol and Gabriel Acevedo...

Putin to Free Pussy Riot, American Wins Picasso Raffle, and More

By Ashton Cooper,Benjamin Sutton | December 19, 2013

– Pussy Riot Granted Amnesty: Nearly two years after Pussy Riot staged their infamous performance in Moscow, the members of the group have been granted amnesty from new legislation submitted by...

DEALER'S NOTEBOOK: James Mayor on Setting the Curve on Zero Art

By Art+Auction | December 17, 2013

AGE: 64HAILS FROM: London, EnglandPRESIDES OVER: Mayor Gallery, 22A Cork Street, London, W1S 3NA, United KingdomGALLERY’S SPECIALTY: Surrealism and Dadaism, Zero and Pop artARTISTS...

Damien Hirst Spot Paintings Taken in Gallery Robbery

By Ashitha Nagesh | December 11, 2013

Two of Damien Hirst’s renowned “spot paintings” have been stolen from a commercial gallery in west London. They were taken in the early hours of Monday morning.The two works are Pyronin Y (2005)...

Sale of the Week: Marie Zimmerman Bangles and Pop Art Jewels at Skinners

By Rozalia Jovanovic | December 6, 2013

SALE: Fine JewelryLOCATION: Skinner, 63 Park Plaza, BostonDATE: December 10ABOUT: Rare enamel bangles, natural pearls, and Pop art pendants are some of the finds at Skinner’s fine jewelry...

VIDEO: Jeff Koons BMW Art Car at Art Basel Miami Beach

By Eric Gonon | December 5, 2013

Artist Jeff Koons and supermodel Karolína Kurková unveiled Koons’ BMW Art Car, the M3 GT2 racecar at Art Basel in Miami Beach.Speaking at the event, Koons said “I always...

Seoul Auction’s HK Sale Rakes in $9.4Mn

By Ines Min | November 26, 2013

Seoul Auction’s Hong Kong sale on November 24 raked in total sales of HK$73,493,890 ($9.4 million), with 39 of the auction’s 59 lots sold and buyers showing a particular fervor for Chinese...

Gift Guide 2013: Most Artsy Accessories to Wear This Holiday

By Michelle Tay | November 22, 2013

This holiday, why not wear your art on your sleeve? Or on your feet, for that matter.From Mark Rothko to Gustav Klimt, designers have created accessories that reinterpret some of the best works...

The Art of Jewelry at Design Miami

By Nazanin Lankarani | November 13, 2013

The value of jewelry has traditionally been measured by the weight of its precious metals or the quality of its stones. But a number of dealers specializing in contemporary and artist-designed...