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Basic Data

  • Born: 27 October 1923
  • Place of birth: New York City, USA
  • Died on: 29 September 1997
  • Nationality: American
  • Studied at: Ohio State University School of Fine Arts, Cité Universitaire Paris
  • Teachers: Hoyt L. Sherman
  • Similar artists: Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Indiana, Jim Dine
  • Era: Modern art
  • Stylistic direction: Pop art

 

Collections

Germany

 

England

 

Japan

 

Austria

 

Spain

 

USA

 

Exhibitions

  • 18.05.2019 - 18.08.2019 Frozen Gesture. Gesten in der Malerei - Kunst Museum Winterthur.
  • 09.06.2018 - 22.04.2019 ZERO - Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart.
  • 12.07.2018 - 14.10.2018 A Tale of Two Worlds - Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires.
  • 09.12.2017 - 21.05.2018 AMERICA! AMERICA! HOW REAL IS REAL? - Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden.
  • 01.11.2017 - 04.11.2018 From the Collection: Artists at Mid to Late Career - The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
  • 21.06.2017 - 19.08.2017 ROY LICHTENSTEIN (Manhattan 1923 – 1997 Manhattan) - Galerie Boisserée, Cologne.
  • 09.03.2017 - 18.06.2017 The American Dream - pop to the present - British Museum, London.
  • 19.03.2016 - 24.07.2016 From Kandinsky to Pollock. The Art of the Guggenheim Collections - Palazzo Strozzi, Florence.
  • 24.02.2016 - 15.05.2016 International Pop - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.
  • 17.09.2015 - 24.01.2016 The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop - Tate Modern, London.
  • 11.07.2015 - 18.10.2015 American Icons: Masterworks from SFMOMA and the Fisher Collection - Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence.
  • 26.06.2014 - 31.01.2015 Roy Lichtenstein: Intimate Sculptures - FLAG Art Foundation, New York.

 

Awards

  • 1996: Honorary doctorate in fine arts from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1995: Kyoto Prize, Kyoto.
  • 1993: Amici de Barcelona Award, L’Alcalde de Barcelona.
  • 1991: Creative Arts Award, Brandeis University.
  • 1979: Honorary doctorate in fine arts from Southampton College, New York.
  • 1953: Award for woodcut at Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition, Ohio State University.
  • 1951: Museum Purchase Award, Brooklyn Museum.

 

Films

  • Roy Lichtenstein. Documentation by Chris Hunt, 51min, USA 1991.
  • Roy Lichtenstein. Porträt, Documentation by Michael Blackwood, 43 min, Germany 1975.

 

Literature

  • Roy Lichtenstein: 1923-1997. Die Ironie des Banalen, Janis Hendrickson, Cologne 2016.
  • Lichtenstein - posters, exhibition catalog, Jürgen Döring & Claus von der Osten, Munich, London, New York 2013.
  • Roy Lichtenstein - black & white 1961 - 1968, exhibition catalog, Isabelle Dervaux (Publ.), Ostfildern 2011.
  • Roy Lichtenstein: posters and more, exhibition catalog, Christine Vogt (Publ.), Oberhausen 2011.
  • Roy Lichtenstein: Kunst als Motiv, exhibition catalog, Gianni Mercurio, Cologne 2010.
  • Roy Lichtenstein und Ostasien, Karen Bandlow, Petersberg 2007.
  • Die Parodie im Frühwerk Roy Lichtensteins: Comic-Gemälde 1961-1964, Eva Wattolik, Kromsdorf 2005.
  • Roy Lichtenstein, classic of the new, exhibition catalog, Eckhard Schneider (Publ.), Cologne 2005.
  • Roy Lichtenstein - Spiegelbilder 1963 - 1997, exhibition catalog, Gerard Hadders (Publ.), Ostfildern-Ruit 2000.
  • Roy Lichtenstein, exhibition catalog, Delia Ciuha (Publ.), Ostfildern-Ruit 1998.

 

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