Roy Lichtenstein

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Blackpool goes pop and Frieze invades Regent's Park – the week in art
Tracey Emin’s alfresco sculpture heads to Frieze, Oxford explores early life on Earth and Kubrick’s spooky masterpieces are on show in London

Jonathan Jones

16, Aug, 2019 @10:21 AM

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Roy Lichtenstein’s In the Car: a dramatic close encounter
The artist zoomed in on his source material, the comic strip Girls’ Romances, to instil in his beaus the energy of confident, capitalist postwar US

Skye Sherwin

15, Sep, 2017 @11:00 AM

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The 10 best things to do this week: Basquiat and AND festival
The Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition for the legendary artist, while the biennial celebrating film, art and digital culture returns to the Peak District

The Guide

15, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The American Dream: Pop to the Present review – blessed be the printmakers
From Ed Ruscha’s gas station to Jim Dine’s bathrobes, pop art’s vision of boom-time America predicted the demise of the land of the free

Tim Adams

12, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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An Index of Metals review – a soprano and six naked men fall flat
This theatrical staging of Fausto Romitelli’s swansong is so earnest in its quest for profundity that its emotions seem overwrought, even silly

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

17, Nov, 2015 @9:13 PM

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Van Gogh, Picasso and others go on display before New York sales jamboree
Christie’s and Sotheby’s preview myriad of prized works in London including L’allée des Alyscamps and likely record-breaker Les femmes d’Alger (version “O”)

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Apr, 2015 @5:58 PM

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Pop to Popism review – shock and social critique, with an Australian thread
A summer blockbuster exhibition reveals the role Australian art played in the most influential art movement of our time, writes Andrew Frost

Andrew Frost

03, Nov, 2014 @1:39 AM

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The top 10 comics in art

From Matt Groening's pre-Simpson's strip to Michelangelo's ceiling and Hogarth's social commentary, artists have been reinventing the cartoon for centuries, writes Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones

10, Jul, 2014 @3:25 PM

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Peter Duggan's artoon: Alain gets to De Botton of Roy Lichtenstein

Pop art is the latest target for De Botton's omnivorous attentions in this week's tongue-in-cheek look at the art world from Peter Duggan

25, Jun, 2014 @11:22 AM

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Peter Duggan's Artoon: Whaam! bam, thank you ma'am

Roy Lichtenstein's tear-stained heroines sometimes took matters into their own hands – here a fighter pilot lets an ex down in the only way she knows how …

08, Jan, 2014 @10:56 AM

Alan Cumming on how pop art found its pop! – video

Pop art was born out of a desire to live the American dream – and a belief that the world had become a comic strip. From Andy Warhol's soup cans and signature silver hair to Roy Lichtenstein's Whaam! and Peter Blake's badges, Alan Cumming tells the tale of one of art's most accessible genres

17, Dec, 2013 @11:16 AM

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Warhol meets Tupperware at pop art show
Barbican's Pop Art Design exhibition puts equal weight on design and fine art to explore dialogue from late 1950s to early 1970s

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

21, Oct, 2013 @3:56 PM

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