Tate Liverpool: ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus

    Roy Lichtenstein, 1923-1997 Wall Explosion II 1965 Enamel on steel 1702 x 1880 x 102 mm, 110 kg Tate. Purchased 1980 © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
    Location (with MAP): Tate Liverpool
    Date/Time: Friday 22 September 2017. - Sunday 10 June 2018. All Day
    Event: Exhibition - Tate Liverpool: ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus
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    ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus

    Discover a body of work by one of the great American pop artists of the twentieth century

    ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus presents more than 20 paintings including works on paper and reliefs by one of the great American pop artists of the twentieth century. Lichtenstein emerged during the 1960s and is renowned for his iconic paintings based on comic strips, advertising imagery, overt adaptations of works of art by others, as well as stylised sea, sky and moonscapes.

    The exhibition will showcase the key body of works on long loan from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation to ARTIST ROOMS collection of international modern and contemporary art, including the painting Reflections: Art 1988, and large-scale screenprints from the 1990s, alongside works drawn from the Tate collection. ARTIST ROOMS was established through The d’Offay donation in 2008 with the assistance of the Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund and the Scottish and British governments.