The pop artist Roy Lichtenstein died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Pop artist known for comic strip inspired works such as “Whaam!” and “Drowning Girl.” His paintings often parodied pop culture. “Look Mickey,” one of his most famous works, showcased his penchant for using famous animated characters in his art.
He married Isabel Wilson in 1949. They divorced in 1967, and he married Dorothy Herzka in 1968. He had two sons named Mitchell and David.
“When I have used cartoon images, I’ve used them ironically to raise the question, ‘Why would anyone want to do this with modern painting?'” (Roy Lichtenstein)
“I think you go nuts when you get older.” (Roy Lichtenstein)
“The importance of art is in the process of doing it, in the learning experience where the artist interacts with whatever is being made.” (Roy Lichtenstein)
“I don’t know why you’d want to say your work comes from nature, because art is related to perception, not nature. All abstract artists try to tell you that what they do comes from nature, and I’m always trying to tell you that what I do is completely abstract. We’re both saying something we want to be true.” (Roy Lichtenstein)
“Art doesn’t transform. It just plain forms.” (Roy Lichtenstein)