Roy Lichtenstein’s most interesting pop art paintings

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As far as famous pop artists go, it truly does not get any better than Roy Lichtenstein. His style of comic art has helped to inspire thousands of artists to hone their craft. Through his paintings and sculptures, he built a largely successful career based on deceivingly simple works that appropriated from popular comic book characters, pulp fiction, and advertisement.

Lichtenstein was in the front line of the pop art movement, which was captivated by the manufacturing process and mass consumerism. He has secured his place as an art icon amongst artworld giants such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Yayoi Kusama.

Roy Lichtenstein’s Crying Girl – Everything you should know

Crying Girl is a painting by Roy Lichtenstein that was created first in 1963 as an offset lithograph on lightweight, off-white woven paper and a second version in 1964 as porcelain enamel on steel. The 46-square-inch painting depicts a girl with tears falling from her eyes. The painting represents the female identity in the 1950s

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