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


Kerry Taylor Auctions Artsy Vintage Fashion

By 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 in London.Comprising about 145 pieces from the... More

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...

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...

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...

Christie's $691M Night Smashes Auction, Sale Records, With $142M Bacon [VIDEO]

By Judd Tully | November 13, 2013

NEW YORK — Launched by a rare and record-shattering Francis Bacon triptych that became the most expensive art work ever sold at auction, Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art...

Phillips Contemporary Sale Sets a Spirited Tone

By Judd Tully | November 12, 2013

NEW YORK — Though marred by a few pricey buy-ins that dented expectations, the Phillips evening auction of contemporary art on Monday made for a snappy opener to the week’s contemporary sales,...

Contemporary Istanbul 2013, Opening This Week, Goes Even More Global

By Elizabeth Manus | November 4, 2013

Take more than a passing glance at the glittering city of Istanbul, even if you’re a newcomer, and you’ll notice that this bicontinental cosmopolis is working hard to keep growing and making new,...

NY Contemporary Sales: Blockbusters on the Block

By Eileen Kinsella | October 16, 2013

Just when you thought the contemporary art market couldn’t get any hotter, or climb any higher, major auction houses have begun rolling out highlights from the upcoming sales that appear set to...

Judge Settles Fate of Fraudster Marc Dreier's $33-Million Art Trove

By Eileen Kinsella | July 9, 2013

“Fraud is the dysentery of crime,” U.S. District judge Jed S. Rakoff commented on July 2, “even after the infection is contained, the unpleasant after-effects linger interminably. Thus it is that...

Canvases on the Catwalk: Art Inspirations from Berlin Fashion

By Alexander Forbes | July 5, 2013

In a city so entrench in art like Berlin, it’s not surprising that painterly prints featured prominently across many of the top spring/summer 2014 collections.Leyla Piedayesh’s offsite show for...

Basquiat, Doig, Chillida Lead Christie's to a $108-Million Night

By Judd Tully | June 25, 2013

LONDON — Unabated, global art fever fueled Christie’s postwar and contemporary evening sale on Tuesday night, which realized £70,137,350 ($108,292,068) for the 50 lots that sold. The...

How Contemporary Came to Eclipse Classic at the Art Auctions

By Eileen Kinsella | June 17, 2013

Last month, Christie’s realized an incredible $495 million in a single sale — its May 15 evening auction of postwar and contemporary art — marking the highest-ever total for any category in its...

What to Look Forward to at the New, Improved Art Basel in Basel

By Michael Slenske | June 7, 2013

As Art Basel expands its global footprint, having added Hong Kong to its lineup last month, the world’s premier art fair will be livening up its 2013 offerings at the European flagship event June...

How Warhol Foundation Head Joel Wachs Built a Pop Art Empire

By Julia Halperin | May 27, 2013

Joel Wachs, the man in charge of distributing Andy Warhol’s fortune, met the artist only once.It was in 1975, at Margo Leavin Gallery in Los Angeles. Wachs was a 36-year-old city councilman and...

Christie's Rakes In $495 Million — the Highest Total for Any Art Auction, Ever

By Judd Tully | May 16, 2013

NEW YORK — Auction history was made at Christie’s postwar and contemporary evening sale on Wednesday, which raked in $495,021,500 — the highest ever tally for any auction in any category. It...