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  • Roy Lichtenstein

    Roy Lichtenstein was born in 1923

    in America.

    He became famous for his

    colourful pop art paintings and

    comic book style.

    Photo courtesy of Eric Koch (@commons.wikimedia.org) - granted under creative commons licence

  • Is it real?

    What is this?

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  • Look again!

    This is a painting by

    Roy Lichtenstein

    What do you

    notice?

    Photo courtesy of Luis Tamayo (@Flickr.com) - granted under creative commons licence

  • Pop Art is… …art based on popular things of the time…

    …such as everyday objects

    and adverts.

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  • Comic Strip Art

    Lichtenstein made paintings

    inspired by comics but…

    …unlike the paintings, they are

    enormous!

  • Ben Day Dots

    Lichtenstein used this dotty

    technique…

    …to build up colour and

    texture like a comic book.

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  • …Lichtenstein used few

    colours in his paintings.

    Clever Colours

    Just like the comics of the

    day…

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  • This sculpture is called House 1.

    Sculptures

    Lichtenstein made sculptures too.

    Photo courtesy of Ed Uthman (@Flickr.com) - granted under creative commons licence

  • Sculptures

    This sculpture is called

    Brushstrokes.

    What do you notice?

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  • Lichtenstein Today Lichtenstein is very popular

    today.

    One of his paintings sold for

    more than 55 million dollars in

    2013.

    All of these items have been

    inspired by Lichtenstein.

    Photo courtesy of Binary Koala, George Redgrave, Steve Wilde, museumatfit (@Flickr.com) - granted under creative commons licence

  • Lichtenstein Today

    Which is your favourite piece of

    artwork by Lichtenstein?

    Tell your partner which one you like and why.

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