Lichtenstein, Roy, b. 1923 d. 1997
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 4 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Collection Summary: Preliminary sketch for the painting "As I Opened Fire"  and the comic strip on which it was based.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and sculptor, New York, N.Y. Studied at Ohio State University and at the Art Students League and under Reginald Marsh. Through his cartoon-like style and commentary, Lichtenstein came to represent a faction of his generation in his art and was one of the great proponents of the Pop Art movement of the 1960's
Donated by Richard Brown Baker.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Roy Lichtenstein, 1963 November 15-1964 January 15
- Image and Media Gallery items from other collections related to Lichtenstein, Roy